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7 Myths and Misconceptions About Crocodilians, Debunked

Erin McCarthy

Evon Hekkala, the principal investigator at Fordham University’s Hekkala Lab and a research associate at the American Museum of Natural History, spoke with mental_floss after the opening of AMNH’s lat

Video of Singapore Captures 3 Years of Urban Life in Less Than 5 Minutes

Kirstin Fawcett

Cities change fast. If you blink, you can miss it.

10 Things You Should Never Buy at Full Price

Jake Rossen

Your new treadmill only needs to be new to you.

There's an Easy Way to Make Virtual Reality Less Pukey

Shaunacy Ferro

Virtual reality is great, until you start to feel woozy. A group of researchers has figured out how to make the cyber world stop spinning.

7 Brilliant Tricks to Help Achieve Your Savings Goal

Presented by Allstate.

How Much Do You Know About Baby Safety?

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As new parents, one of your priorities is your baby’s safety. As your little one starts moving and exploring the house, you’ve probably already taken measures to baby-proof your home. You also may have considered car safety when driving your little one from place to place. Take this quiz to see how you can help improve your baby’s safety at home and while driving.

Why Do Seared Steak and Toasted Marshmallows Smell So Amazing?

Kate Horowitz

The Maillard reaction, or browning reaction, is responsible for the mouth-watering aromas of toasted bread, fresh-baked cookies, and grilled steak.

Study: Improvement From Brain-Training Apps Might Be a Placebo Effect

Michele Debczak

If brain games feel like they're working, that might be because you expect them to.

This Solution Lets You Make Bubbles From Your Favorite Beverage

Michele Debczak

You can now consume soda, coffee, and booze in bubble form.

New Google Algorithm Aims to Improve Self-Diagnosis

Andrew LaSane

This should help to stop you from falling down those (sometimes hypochondriacal) rabbit holes.

How to Cook Fried Chicken in the 18th Century

Michele Debczak

Things were done a little differently in 1736.

David Lynch Is Curating a Film and Music Festival This Fall

Anna Green

As you might expect, the lineup is pretty eclectic.

You Could Be in a Screenwriting Class With Aaron Sorkin

Shaunacy Ferro

The master of snappy dialogue is teaching an online class this summer.

Use Every Inch of Your Suitcase With These Helpful Packing Tips

Rebecca OConnell

No more extra luggage charges for you.

Thirsty Thieves Steal Nearly 3300 Cases of Beer From Atlanta Brewery

Kirstin Fawcett

Some of the brew was recovered, but the robbers made away with (or drank) the rest.