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6 Adorable Animals on Skateboards

Miss Cellania

Humans aren't the only ones who like to shred.

Watch NASA Test—and Break—New Rocket Parts

Kirstin Fawcett

It's better that they shatter on Earth instead of space.

Researchers Are Painting Eyes on Cow Butts in the Name of Conservation

Michele Debczak

It could potentially save the lives of lions and cows.

London Reopens Beautiful Historic Sewage Facility

Shaunacy Ferro

Crossness Pumping Station helped rid London of cholera in the Victorian era.

The ‘Mystery Science Theater 3000’ Revival Is Coming to Netflix

Jennifer M Wood

As for exactly when it will return, the streaming behemoth will only say “In the not-too-distant future …”

Making Giant Blinky-Light Computers

Chris Higgins

The Batcomputer is the same thing as the Lost in Space computer. How did it work?

New Dating Service Helps You Find Love While Hunting for Pokemon

Michele Debczak

Your Pokemon Go obsession could lead to romance.

8 Places Amelia Earhart Flew That Are Worth a Visit

Jeff Wells

A worldwide tour guide from Lady Lindy's travels.

Today in 1969, Apollo 11 Splashed Down

Chris Higgins

Then President Nixon chatted with the astronauts while they were in a quarantine capsule.

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.

New Therapy Treats Autoimmune Disease Without Suppressing Immune System

Jordan Rosenfeld

The research, published recently in Science, could open the door to targeting other autoimmune diseases.

Artist Creates Detailed Portrait Using Nothing but Pencil Dots

Kirstin Fawcett

The entire project reportedly took around 90 hours to finish.

Recording on Wire

Chris Higgins

Watch the forgotten history of WWII-era recording technology.

Underground Gases May Be Turning Siberian Soil Into a Trampoline

Anna Green

Alexander Sokolov and Dorothee Ehrich spotted 15 patches of strange, bouncy grass-covered soil on Belyy Island in Siberia.

Enjoy Art History in the Most Delicious Way Possible With These Lollipops

Rebecca OConnell

The Etsy shop sells handmade candies that look like famous paintings.