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Baby Mice Exposed to Cat Urine are Less Afraid of Cats

Sonia Weiser

New research found that if a baby mouse is exposed to cat urine, it won't run away from the scent when it's older.

Even Robots Struggle to Throw a Consistent Knuckleball

Hannah Keyser

In an effort to better understand the mechanics of what makes a knuckleball move, students at the University of Toronto built a machine that attempts to mimic R.A. Dickey.

Honey Bees Get STDs Too

Shaunacy Ferro

This is the first evidence of a sexually transmitted disease in a social insect.

Snoopy Takes Flight Thanks to Cool Quadcopter

Hayley Harding

Everyone's favorite flying ace is soaring once again, thanks to a promotion for Comic Con.

15 Fun Facts About ‘Scrubs’

Julie Kliegman

The Art of Schrodinger’s Cat

Miss Cellania

Non-physicists, including artists, look at Schrodinger's Cat without the quantum mechanics. In other words, in a way we can understand.

Face Danger (in Theory) at this Risk Theme Park

Sonia Weiser

A design for an unusual amusement park in South Korea would put the public in simulated harm's way.

An Orchestra Made Entirely From Vegetables

Hayley Harding

The First Vienna Vegetable Orchestra (called Das erste Wiener Gemüseorchester in their native German) is an Austrian group that makes the instruments they use out of fresh vegetables.

Photographer Creates Touristy Photos From "Mars"

Rebecca OConnell

Wish you were here (on Mars)!

11 Comedic Films With Memorable Unscripted Moments

Colin Patrick

The greatest comedic moments aren’t always scripted.

Meteorologists Are Studying Every Song About the Weather Ever

Shaunacy Ferro

A group of UK climate researchers spent their free time compiling data on how musicians talk about the weather.

Does This Skyscraper Design Remind You of Beyoncé?

Hannah Keyser

A new Melbourne skyscraper will be designed to resemble one of Beyoncé's music videos.

Man and Dog Graduate Together in Matching Robes

Rebecca OConnell

When 34-year-old Jack Proctor graduated recently, he did so alongside his best friend

The Missing Links: Insane Military Training Exercises

Colin Patrick

Neanderthals Didn't Eat Rabbits. Was That a Big Mistake?

Jessica Hullinger

It was never wabbit season (or duck season) for the Neanderthals.

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