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Listen to Sir David Attenborough Narrate Pokemon Go

Michele Debczak

This is the nature documentary you didn't know you needed.

Scientists Discover That Lichens Are Symbiotic Threesomes

Kate Horowitz

We've misunderstood them for well over a century.

Say Goodbye to Clogged Toilets With This Poo-Emoji Plunger

Kirstin Fawcett

Traditional plumbing meets the digital age.

10 Sentient Facts About ‘Maximum Overdrive’

Jennifer M Wood

Stephen King’s only directorial effort, which was derided by critics—and King himself—has since developed a devoted fan base.

The Next Green Fuel Might Be Growing in Your Yard

Kate Horowitz

Scientists have found a simple way to get hydrogen out of fescue grass.

Moscow Will Release Pokémon Go-Style Game With Historical Figures

Anna Green

Gotta catch 'em all. And by "all," we mean Peter the Great and Yuri Gagarin.

Pick the Missing Words From 1991 Movie Titles

These movies are all turning 25 this year.

The Perfect Two-Part Recipe for Getting Stuff Done

Kristin Wong

Need some motivation? Charles Duhigg explains his simple, effective philosophy for boosting your drive.

Introducing a Portable Kayak You Can Carry on Your Back

Andrew LaSane

This design allows kayakers to take their boat with them wherever they go.

15 Vivid Facts About Edvard Munch

Kristy Puchko

Most of us know Edvard Munch as the man behind The Scream. But there's much more to the famed painter.

Why Are Hurricanes and Typhoons More Common in the Pacific?

Dennis Mersereau

A “typhoon” and a “hurricane” are the same kind of storm, they just go by different names.

Why Do Champagne Corks Expand After the Bottle is Opened?

Age has something to do with it.

Pittsburgh Public Art Office Looking for Klingon, Elvish, and Dothraki Speakers

Nick Keppler

It’s time to dust off your Dothraki!

Concerned Animal Activists Rescue Ancient Lobster From Restaurant

Kirstin Fawcett

Instead of landing in a stockpot, Larry the Lobster was shipped to the Maine State Aquarium.

8 Fresh Ways to Green Up Your Indoor Space

Kat Rosenfield

No matter where you live, and no matter how un-green your thumb, here are a few easy ways to bring the great outdoors inside.