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Watch Animals Attack in Slow Motion

Anna Green

Get up-close with chameleons, turtles, crocs, and more—watch out, they bite!

How to Burn a Candle Underwater

Rebecca OConnell

Here is a fun, quick experiment you can do at home with very few materials

Firefly Park Is Illuminated By 10,000 Lightning Bugs

Roma Panganiban

For plenty of people, a park populated by thousands of flying insects sounds more like a nightmare than a fun day out.

Why Do We Have to Sleep?

Chris Higgins

Learn about the science of sleep.

How Do Plants Grow in Space?

Caitlin Schneider

When a weed tries to take root in zero gravity, interesting things start to happen.

15 Melt-In-Your-Mouth Facts About M&M's

Jeff Wells

Do you remember the time when there were no red M&M's?

Why the Curiosity Rover is Forbidden From Collecting Water on Mars

Michele Debczak

It's thanks to a treaty we signed in 1967.

What Japanese People Thought Westerners Looked Like in 1860

Shaunacy Ferro

The artists who created Yokohama-e often used Western newspapers as their source material.

Trippy William Shatner Songs

Chris Higgins

"Captain Kirk is climbing a mountain—why is he climbing a mountain?" Answer: "To hug the mountain."

Why Cheese Mold is Rapidly Evolving—And What That Means For Cheese Lovers

Anna Green

Scientists have found that cheese mold is in evolutionary overdrive.

A Beer Bong for Champagne Drinkers

Andrew LaSane

Why sip champagne when you can shoot it?

5 Weird, Rare Accidents With Their Own Medical Codes

Shaunacy Ferro

Crashed your spacecraft? The hospital knows exactly how to bill for that.

Performance Artist Tony Orrico Makes Art by Chewing

Rebecca OConnell

Tony Orrico's preferred tools of the art-making trade are his very own chompers.

New Trend: Beard Transplants

Anna Green

Can't grow a beard? Get a transplant.

7 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Rats

Lucas Adams

We used to think rats were gross. Now we think they’re gross and fascinating!

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