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Drought Reveals a Town Submerged for Nearly 80 Years

Hannah Keyser

The abandoned town of St. Thomas, Nevada was flooded during the construction of the Hoover Dam—but a lack of rain means its ruins now sit on dry land.

Strange States: The Greenbrier Bunker of West Virginia

Rob Lammle

Meet the Tritensil, a New and Improved Version of the Spork

Erin McCarthy

"No, it's not the best fork, it's not the best knife, and it's not the best spoon," designer Scott Barwick confesses.

10 Colorful Facts About Cuttlefish

Hannah Keyser

These masters of disguise are some of the most curious creatures of the sea. We talked to Senior Aquarist Chris Payne from the Monterey Bay Aquarium to find out more.

The Missing Links: The Importance of Posture

Colin Patrick

Saving Shrimp Might Help Combat Disease and Turn a Profit

Matt Soniak

Macrobrachium vollenhovenii is a big name for a little creature, a freshwater prawn found throughout West Africa.

How Are You Supposed to Use a Toilet Seat Cover? Where Does the Flap Go?

Nick Greene

Using a toilet seat cover can be tricky business.

10 Famous People Who Fought In Duels and Lived to Tell the Tale

Paul Anthony Jones

While a fight to the death may sound romantic, it's not often what happened.

Watch 20 Minutes of a Flying Kite in a Single Minute

Caitlin Schneider

A single kite turns into many with this captivating time-collapse video.

In Tokyo, Workers Share an Office With an Urban Farm

Shaunacy Ferro

Rice paddies in the lobby, tomatoes in the conference rooms, andoranges just outside the window.

Watch a DIY Ice Carousel Spin Round and Round

Caitlin Schneider

You can do a lot with a couple of chainsaws, some chisels, an outboard motor, and a little ingenuity.

11 Bright Facts About Border Collies

Rebecca OConnell

Learn more about this classic farm dog.

What Do Runners Think About? How Much Running Sucks

Shaunacy Ferro

When people were asked to think aloud during their runs, they mostly revealed an inner monologue about running.

Artist 3D Prints Elaborate Transparent Shells for Hermit Crabs

Rebecca OConnell

Home sweet home has never been so stylish.

The Time Bruce Lee Was Challenged to a Real Fight

Jake Rossen

Lee boasted he was the best fighter in San Francisco. Then he had to prove it.

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