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Whales and Cows Share Gut Bacteria, Study Finds

Shaunacy Ferro

Carnivorous whales’ gut bacteria are surprisingly similar to strains found in herbivores.

The Missing Links: What's Happening in the Background of the Cantina

Colin Patrick

Disney Parks Will Celebrate the ‘Season of the Force’

Michele Debczak

The event includes a twist on one of Disney's most iconic attractions.

Watch Jack Kerouac Talk About Hippies in 1968

Anna Green

Here's what went down when William F. Buckley interviewed the literary giant.

Someone Built a LEGO Guitar You Can Actually Play

Michele Debczak

It may look like a toy, but this guitar sounds like the real thing.

This Artist Used Plants Instead of Paint to Re-Create Van Gogh's 'Olive Trees'

Kirstin Fawcett

Crop artist Stan Herd recently completed a large-scale replica of the famous painting in a Minnesota field.

Why Do Popes Change Their Names?

Paul Park

It started with Mercurio.

13 Fast Facts About Greyhounds

Rebecca OConnell

These speedy dogs, which have been around for about 3500 years, are loyal, loving, and surprisingly low-key.

31 Stunning Photos of Sunday's Supermoon Eclipse

Hannah Keyser

A selection of striking photographs show the different stages of the supermoon lunar eclipse on Sunday, September 27.

Some Dinosaurs Lived in the Snow

Shaunacy Ferro

Discovered in Alaska, Ugrunaaluk kuukpikensis is the northernmost dinosaur ever found.

The Spooky Science Behind Ouija Boards

Michele Debczak

The explanation behind the classic game is surprisingly scientific.

Elevating Poop Science to an Art

Kate Horowitz

A microbiologist paints beautiful botanical vignettes using gut bacteria.

Banksy's Dismaland Will Be Used to House Refugees

Shaunacy Ferro

The dark amusement park art project will be dismantled for use as refugee shelters in France.

11 Doctor-Recommended Facts About 'Doogie Howser, M.D.'

Jake Rossen

2. The idea for the series came to Steven Bochco while he was "sitting on the can."

The Arctic Ocean Teems With Activity During the Long Dark Winter

Shaunacy Ferro

Some habitats are even more active in the dark polar winter than in summer, a new study finds.

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