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A super-skimmable daily digest filled with crazy, fun stories.

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17 Solid Facts About 'Stripes'

Roger Cormier

The movie that made fun of the U.S. Army that actually helped the U.S. Army.

11 Best Veggie Dips You Can Make at Home

Suzanne Raga

Summer is the best time to take advantage of fresh veggies with satisfying, homemade dips.

Inside 1982's Artificial Heart

Chris Higgins

A look back at the Jarvik-7 and its famous first patients.

The Week's Best Amazon Deals You Can Still Get

Smart Shopping Team

As a recurring feature, we share some amazing Amazon deals we’ve turned up. These items were the ones that were the most popular with our readers this week, and they’re still available.

14 Fun Facts About ‘Hairspray’

Kristin Hunt

In 1988, Pope of Trash John Waters surprised fans by releasing his first—and only—PG movie.

Vegetables Grown on Mars Will Be Safe to Eat, Scientists Say

Anna Green

They say radishes, peas, rye, and tomatoes grown in ersatz Martian soil are suitable for human consumption.

Explore 6 Million Years of Human History in Only 10 Minutes

Kirstin Fawcett

We've come a long way as a species.

Meet Needybot, Portland's Fuzzy Robot

Chris Higgins

Needybot wanders an office, asking for help and often getting stuck.

How Political Ads Sway Our Emotions Using Classic Filmmaking Techniques

Anna Green

The "montage" is a century-old technique that's beloved by film directors, and presidential hopefuls.

Name the Missing Word in Each Book Title

Take the quiz!

Detailed Poster Shows Everything Taken on Apollo 11

Rebecca OConnell

More than 200 items are pictured.

The Titanic Survivor Who Wasted No Time Becoming a Tennis Champion

Alvin Ward

The tale of Richard Norris Williams II might be the greatest sports story you’ve never heard of

Video: Making Four Epic 'Games of Thrones' Battles

Chris Higgins

From the Battle of Blackwater Bay to the Battle of Winterfell, it's all here.

13 Fascinating Facts About ‘McCabe & Mrs. Miller’

Eric D Snider

Robert Altman’s “revisionist Western” was released 45 years ago.

Compare the Price Tags Of Your Favorite Movie Weddings

Caitlin Schneider

Bella and Edward might be high on the drama scale, but they get major thrift points on location and food.

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