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How to Eat Ramen, According to a Professional Chef

Anna Green

Professional chef Ivan Orkin has a few tips for eating ramen quickly and comfortably.

Google Patents Self-Driving Delivery Trucks

Andrew LaSane

This just might be the package delivery system of the future.

Get Your Valentine a Bouquet of Doritos

Rebecca OConnell

The way to anyone's heart is through their chip-loving stomach.

25 Well-Tuned Facts About Tennessee

Stacy Conradt

10. There have been so many songs written about Tennessee, the Volunteer State has 10 official compositions.

The Time New York City Almost Exploded

Emily Becker

When Tom Joyce showed up for duty at Caven Point Army Depot near Jersey City on April 24, 1943, he was probably thinking this would be another routine day—not one when he’d have to be fighting for his

5 Sleepless Facts About Nightmares and Other Parasomnias

Elizabeth King

3. Sleep paralysis can be scary as hell. Literally.

Enjoy a Nap in the Grass With This Outdoor Bed

Shaunacy Ferro

It's exactly what it sounds like: a literal bed of grass.

10 Ancient Greek Roots That Can Trip You Up in Modern Greek

Simon Davis

Two thousands years is a long time. Even words that originated in ancient Greek can evolve considerably, even if their English counterparts retained the original definition.

An Engineered Protein Can Kill Cancer Cells in the Bloodstream

Jordan Rosenfeld

A protein engineered to fit onto nanoparticles successfully kills tumor cells in the bloodstreams of mice with prostate cancer.

Scientists Use Cotton Candy Machines to Make Artificial Blood Vessels

Anna Green

Leon Bellan, a researcher at Vanderbilt University, is developing a way to make artificial blood vessels using a modified cotton candy machine.

You Can Now Visit Jimi Hendrix’s London Flat

Michele Debczak

Take a trip back to 1969.

Periodic Table Crayon Covers Teach Kids Science Through Coloring

Rudie Obias

Pass me the Barium Nitrate!

Scientists Have Thawed a Cryogenically Preserved Rabbit Brain

Michele Debczak

These findings could be used to preserve memories in the future.

Retrobituaries: Diogenes of Sinope, the Ancient Philosopher Who Lived in a Wine Barrel

Anna Green

Diogenes of Sinope lived in a wine barrel, urinated in public, and was one of the most beloved philosophers of the 4th century BCE.

12 Bars in Unexpected Places

Matt Stofsky

It's not hard to find a bar, but if you're looking for something special, you have to do some digging.

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