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Stanford Unveils Its New Solar-Powered Car

Rebecca OConnell

The car may look silly, but it's built for speed.

Celebrating a 390-Year-Old Bonsai Tree That Survived the Hiroshima Bombing

Yelena Melnichenko

39 years after its arrival at the facility, and on the 70th anniversary of the Hiroshima bombing, the tree is being honored.

This App Will Teach You Rhythm

Shaunacy Ferro

It’s also providing researchers with data on how people learn musical skills.

11 Tributes to Cecil the Lion

Miss Cellania

Cecil is gone, but his image lives on in art and other tributes.

The Missing Links: Mark Hamill Signs Great Autographs

Colin Patrick

10 Inventors Who Came to Regret Their Creations

Mental Floss UK

Just because someone's invented something, it doesn't mean that they're happy with the end result.

Plug-In Allows You to Sync Your Netflix For Shared Binging

Shaunacy Ferro

Syncing up your Netflix accounts has never been so easy.

Meet the 7 Designers Behind These Iconic Book Covers

Stacy Conradt

Go ahead and judge these unforgettable covers.

Handy Device Shows Where Patient's Veins Are Located

Rebecca OConnell

The VeinViewer uses harmless, near-infrared light to show precisely where veins are located and take the guesswork out of the process.

Small Details From 'Inside Out' Differ Depending On What Country You See It In

Rebecca OConnell

Certain plot points would get lost in translation.

Buzz Aldrin Had to File an Expense Report For His Trip to the Moon

Shaunacy Ferro

Bureaucracy extends to space.

When Vladimir Nabokov Met Dr. Seuss

Caitlin Schneider

When the two writers met at a conference in 1949, it was mutual admiration at first sight.

How Uneducated Butchers and Barbers Became Today’s Skilled Surgeons

Suzanne Raga

Before anesthesia, surgery wasn't considered the work of a licensed medical professional.

The Sydney Opera House's Architect Never Saw His Design Completed

Jamie Wiebe

Jørn Utzon, the architect behind Sydney's famed Opera House, never got to see his greatest achievement completed.

Why Is L.A. Traffic So Awful?

Lana Schwartz

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