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How Wind Can Change the Danger Level of a Thunderstorm

Dennis Mersereau

Not all thunderstorm winds are created equal, and it’s important to know the difference between the types of winds a severe torrent can throw your way.

This Weekend's Can't-Miss Amazon Deals

Smart Shopping Team

As a recurring feature, our team combs the Web and shares some amazing Amazon deals we’ve turned up. Here’s what caught our eye today, June 25.

13 Foreboding Facts About 'The Omen'

Stacy Conradt

It's the movie that still scares, 40 years after its release.

Architecture Nerds Will Love This Video Game Inspired by Frank Lloyd Wright

Shaunacy Ferro

Manifold Garden references architecture icons like Wright, Louis Kahn, and more.

Can You Solve the Boat Puzzle?

Chris Higgins

Even if you can't, Physics Girl will explain everything.

Surrealist Jan Svankmajer Is Crowdfunding His Final Film

Bess Lovejoy

Jan Švankmajer brought us 'Alice,' 'Little Otik,' and other deeply weird works. Now he’s raising money for his final feature, 'Insects.'

10 Facts About the Original 'Trial of the Century'

Nick Keppler

A murder case that became the media sensation of its day (it even had a film adaptation—commissioned by Thomas Edison).

5 Awesome and Adorable Products You Can Get at CatCon

Erin McCarthy

This weekend, CatCon—the convention for people who love cats—returns to Los Angeles.

Volkswagen Created a Limited-Edition Pink Beetle

Kirstin Fawcett

The car will go on sale across the U.S. this fall.

China Welcomes First Panda Cub Twins of 2016

Kirstin Fawcett

Right now, the babies are tiny and pink, and covered in fine white fur.

How to Remove Chewing Gum From Clothing

Anna Green

Water alone is no match for chewing gum.

10 Thrilling Facts About 'Adventures in Babysitting'

Roger Cormier

One studio said that the only way people would go to see the movie was if it starred Molly Ringwald.

Infamous ‘Amityville Horror House’ Hits the Market

Michele Debczak

The most famous haunted house in America can be yours.

This Zebra Foal Is Wobbly Cuteness at Its Finest

Kate Horowitz

The as-yet-unnamed female foal was born at the Lincoln Park Zoo right before Father’s Day.

Show & Tell: 'A Study in Butter'

Stassa Edwards

Thousands once came to see a princess sculpted in butter.