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The Missing Links: Recreating Psycho With Kittens

Colin Patrick

The Missing Person Who Joined Her Own Search Party

Simon Brew

Over 50 people went looking for a tourist on a tour of Iceland. Turns out the missing tourist was, unwittingly, joining in the search...

This Range Rover Can Be Driven Remotely With an App

Yelena Melnichenko

Its steering, brakes, and throttle can be controlled by your smartphone.

After Losing a Limb, Jellyfish Reorganize Their Bodies for Symmetry

Shaunacy Ferro

Jellyfish don't regrow limbs—they simply work with what they've got.

10 Howling Good Facts About Beagles

Rebecca OConnell

These lovable hounds are happy, playful companions. Find out more about why they make perfect pets.

Cold Hard Cash May Be More Than a Metaphor

Jessica Hullinger

Does handling money actually make you feel physically colder? New research claims it does.

Name the Countries of North America

Can you name all 23 independent countries in North America?

Spectacular Footage of an Erupting Chilean Volcano

Shaunacy Ferro

A German crew just so happened to be filming at the right place at the right time.

Help Solve the Mystery of This 54-Year-Old Letter

Sonia Weiser

The Reddit hive mind is at work to solve a new mystery and may need your help.

Microsoft Unveils Its Holographic 'Minecraft' Demo

Rebecca OConnell

Augmented reality makes the most popular video game in the world IRL.

'We': The Novel That Inspired George Orwell’s '1984'

Sarah Stodola

Even the Stanley Cup Goes Through Airport Security

Caitlin Schneider

On Monday, Philip Pritchard, the guardian of the Stanley Cup since 1988, tweeted a photo of the trophy going through the security machine the same way backpacks, carry ons, shoes and clear plastic bag

Why Are Public Toilet Seats U-Shaped?

Shaunacy Ferro

Plumbing codes require u-shaped toilets for hygienic reasons.

Behind the Magic: 15 Secrets of Disney Park Characters

Jocelyn Sears

As kids we hugged them, took pictures with them, and collected their autographs. But what’s it like to be an adult earning your living as Winnie the Pooh or Cinderella?

NASA-Inspired Garden Grows More Plants With Less Light

Rebecca OConnell

Lots of everyday chores that are easy on Earth can be a real pain in space—and something like keeping a spice garden the traditional way is probably more trouble than it's worth (if not impossibl

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