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The History of the Hamburger, As Told by Pictures Drawn on Hamburger Wrappers

Hayley Harding

We've all had a hamburger, but have you ever heard of a hamburg steak?

Scientists Power a Toy Car Using Evaporation

Hannah Keyser

The team's triumph suggests we have the potential to harness evaporation for renewable energy.

When F. Scott Fitzgerald Met James Joyce

Caitlin Schneider

At a 1928 dinner party in Paris, Fitzgerald kneeled before the Ulysses author, “kissed his hand, and declared: ‘How does it feel to be a great genius, Sir?

15 Things You Might Not Know About ‘Memento’

Michael Arbeiter

Listen to Sir Christopher Lee Read Stories by Edgar Allan Poe

Sonia Weiser

Lee reads 'The Tell Tale Heart,' 'The Raven,' and 'The Fall of the House of Usher.'

Starfish Can Squeeze Solid Objects Out of Their Bodies Through Their Skin

Shaunacy Ferro

Starfish tagged for research simply squeeze the injected tags out through the tips of their arms.

Bees Unknowingly Create Artful Maps of the World

Rebecca OConnell

Bees don't know it, but they're amazing artists

5 Electrifying Facts About Disney's Main Street Electrical Parade

Stacy Conradt

Here are a few things you might not know about Main Street's main event.

The Missing Links: Simultaneous Star Wars

Colin Patrick

Fermented Foods Might Reduce Social Anxiety

Shaunacy Ferro

Can you chow down on kimchi to reduce social anxiety? That's what a new study on the links between gut bacteria, neuroticism, and fermented foods suggests.

These 10 Airports Have the Fastest Wi-Fi

Yelena Melnichenko

Rotten Wifi app users tested more than 130 airports in 53 countries around the world. Here's what they found.

13 Spectacular Terms from 'Seinfeld'

Angela Tung

See a Gorgeous Book on the Animal Kingdom From 1895

Caitlin Schneider

The title page of this guide to the world's fauna rightly boasts "13 coloured plates and numerous illustrations in the text." The illustrations are the best part.

How One Designer's Facebook Fans Helped Him Choose a Building Design

Sonia Weiser

Another new apartment building will be breaking ground on New York City's Thompson Street in SoHo, and this time, the general public had a voice in how it would look.

Artificial Intelligence Learns to Play 'Super Mario World' in 34 Tries

Rebecca OConnell

MarI/O is a fast learner

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