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10 Things You May Not Know About 'Pride and Prejudice'

Joy Lanzendorfer

202 years after its first publication, 'Pride and Prejudice' remains Jane Austen’s most beloved novel.

This Man Built an Entire Church Out Of Trees

Yelena Melnichenko

A lifelong tree lover has fashioned a place of worship out of little more than branches and leaves.

WWI Centennial: Germans Surrender in SW Africa

Erik Sass

At What Ages Do People First Get Married in Each State?

Caitlin Schneider

We tracked down the average age men and women first get married in each state.

A Pine Cone-Inspired Wall Opens and Closes With Water

Shaunacy Ferro

The building covering could close when it rains, and open back up when the sun comes out.

A Tuxedo Shirt Designed By and For Musicians

Sonia Weiser

A violinist designed a special tuxedo shirt to accommodate musicians' wide range of motion.

The New Meaning of 'Cheeky' That's Got Americans Confused

Gretchen McCulloch

How is language evolving on the internet? In this series on internet linguistics, Gretchen McCulloch breaks down the latest innovations in online communication.

Sleep in a Transparent Capsule High Above Peru's Sacred Valley

Rebecca OConnell

This sleeping arrangement is not for the faint of heart.

The Solar System As A Virtual Music Box

Hannah Keyser

This virtual music box produces sounds based on the varying orbital speeds of different planets.

The Most Interesting Comics of the Week

Rich Barrett

Squid Beaks Could Hold The Key to Better Joint Implants

Hannah Keyser

16 Classy Facts About 'Anchorman'

Roger Cormier

This list will put you in a glass case of emotion. In a good way.

Plastic Robots Can Perform Surgery in an MRI

Shaunacy Ferro

Robotic assistants could react to real-time scans of the patient’s body.

In 5 Days, We'll See Pluto Up Close for the First Time in History

Jen Pinkowski

On July 14, the New Horizons probe will be closer to Pluto than New York City is to Hong Kong.

The Time Nikola Tesla Paid for His Hotel Room With a "Death Ray"

Stacy Conradt

When a bill came due, Tesla got creative.

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