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Watch a Vintage Candy Maker Churn Out Old-Fashioned Sweets

Kirstin Fawcett

These machines are hard to find.

How a Contagious Dog Cancer Succeeded and Spread

Kate Horowitz

The history of canine transmissible venereal tumor is a weird one.

17 Artful Facts About Frida Kahlo

Kristy Puchko

14. She had several exotic pets.

Pre-Domesticated Fruits Look Alarmingly Different

Jake Rossen

Bananas weren't always so pretty.

Baby Barn Owls Give Their Hungrier Siblings First Preference at Mealtime

Shaunacy Ferro

Barn owl nestlings communicate about who's hungriest, a new study finds.

7 Reasons Why Breakfast Really Is the Most Important Meal of the Day

Presented by Nellie's.

Improve Your Listening Skills By Watching This Video

Anna Green

The School of Life reveals a few tips for being a better listener.

The Newest Smart Watch Includes a Built-In Projector

Michele Debczak

It lets you project images on a wall or on your hand.

More Than 150 Beagles Saved From Animal Testing Are Going Up for Adoption

Anna Green

A laboratory in Bengaluru is in the process of releasing 156 beagles.

Behind the Scenes of Run DMC and Aerosmith’s "Walk This Way"

Andrew LaSane

Washington Post reporter Geoff Edgers has crafted an oral history of the making of the groundbreaking song and video.

First Successful Skin-to-Eye Stem Cell Transplant in Humans

Jordan Rosenfeld

Special cells taken from arm skin and turned into retinal cells show promise for treating age-related macular degeneration (AMD), the leading cause of vision loss among the elderly.

A New Smart Toothbrush Puts a Camera Inside Your Mouth

Anna Green

The Prophix toothbrush doesn’t just clean your teeth—it records a video inside your mouth as you brush.

A Pizzeria in Naples Just Made a Record-Setting, Mile-Long Pie

Andrew LaSane

It took 250 chefs more than six hours to build.

Trees 'Sleep' at Night Too, Study Finds

Kate Horowitz

Sophisticated laser scans of trees at night showed the trees’ branches drooping after dark and perking up around dawn.

15 Slam-Dunk Facts About 'The Basketball Diaries'

Roger Cormier

Pretty much everybody but the director didn't want Mark Wahlberg involved.

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