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When Roger Ebert Made an X-Rated Movie

Jake Rossen

In 1969, Ebert was asked to write a "camp rock-and-roll horror exploitation musical." So he did.

13 Furry Facts About Pallas’s Cat

Kirstin Fawcett

Get to know the rare, fluffy wildcat from Central Asia and Eurasia.

Uncork Bottles Like a Cowboy With This Gun-Shaped Wine Opener

Rebecca OConnell

We assume this is how people drank wine in the Wild West.

Morning Cup of Links: 'Metropolis' at 90

Miss Cellania

Great links for great folks!

Infographic: 12 of the World's Most Amazing Train Journeys

Kirstin Fawcett

Slow down and enjoy the journey.

5 Questions: Stephen Foster

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Backwards navigation:Forbidden

How to Fix a Candle That Won’t Light

Shaunacy Ferro

Unable to light your candle because of a buried wick? There’s a quick fix.

7 of History's Greatest Robots

Presented by Neato Robotics.

12 Cool Ice and Snow Festivals Happening This Winter

Miss Cellania

You might be surprised by how many towns go out of their way to celebrate icy weather and snow!

The International Space Station Is Getting Its First African-American Crewmember

Kate Horowitz

Jeanette Epps is going to make history.

The Army Wants to Build Biodegradable Bullets

Shaunacy Ferro

The environmentally friendly casings would even contain plant seeds.

16 Things You Might Not Know About Tammy Duckworth

Jocelyn Sears

She has an impressive history of overcoming adversity with grit and humor.

How Your Sloppy Email Subject Lines Are Affecting Your Work

Kirstin Fawcett

A new analysis shows that we're more error-prone during the first day of the work week—and that these mistakes affect response rate.

You Can Get Paid to Improve AI By Performing Simple Tasks

Michele Debczak

This startup is crowdsourcing human knowledge to make smart tech smarter.

Jokes Can Make You Look More Competent at Work

Shaunacy Ferro

A new study finds that humor can make you look good at the office.