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Watch How Makeup Artists Turn Actors Into Movie Monsters

Anna Green

Howard Berger shows, step by step, how he creates special effects makeup for Hollywood movies.

Scientists 3D Print Cameras the Size of a Grain of Salt

Andrew LaSane

This technology could mean a major shift for the medical field.

This Is Not a Drill: A Lisa Frank Coloring Book Is Coming Soon

Rebecca OConnell

You're going to need a lot of crayons to fill in Lisa Frank's colorful world.

11 Kind, Free Things You Can Do for Yourself

Kate Horowitz

Even the Energizer Bunny needs to recharge its batteries once in a while.

Morning Cup of Links: Japanese Ghostbusters

Miss Cellania

We have the best links. Only the best.

10 Times $10 Changed It All

the mag

Never scoff at the life-altering power of a single Hamilton.

Dorothy IV From 'Twister' Will Be Auctioned Off on eBay

Michele Debczak

Bidding starts at $2000.

Why Does NPR Have Such a Specific Sound?

Shaunacy Ferro

An audio engineer tells all.

9 Wardrobe Investments You Should Make In Your 20s

Presented by Allstate.

These Are the 25 Best Countries for Dating, According to Millennials

Anna Green

Brazil, Italy, and Spain are in the lead.

Calculate Just How Much Summer Heat Slows Down Your Daily Run

Anna Green

RunnersConnect has created a Temperature Calculator to show you how different temperatures will affect your race and workout times.

Post-Brexit Passport Application Spike Overwhelms Ireland

Andrew LaSane

The Irish Foreign Affairs Minister assures British passport holders that they can still travel in the EU.

10 Buttoned-Up Facts About 'Striptease'

Roger Cormier

Burt Reynolds really wanted to be in it. The producers really didn't want him.

New York and Detroit Are Embroiled in a Pizza Feud

Michele Debczak

The fight for the title of country's best pizza rages on.

Why Science Labs Use Cone-Shaped Flasks

Kate Horowitz

Richard August Carl Emil Erlenmeyer made numerous important discoveries, but he’s best remembered for designing the conical flask that bears his name.