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Pilots Attempt First Round-the-World Flight in Solar-Powered Plane

Anna Green

Aviators Bertrand Piccard and Andre Borschberg are attempting to fly a solar powered airplane called the Solar Impulse 2 all the way around the world.

A $60 Smart Plug Will Restart Your WiFi Router for You

Shaunacy Ferro

Have you tried turning it off and on again?

Study Suggests Retiring Later Might Help You Live Longer

Kirstin Fawcett

Don’t ditch your cubicle for a catamaran just yet.

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12 Scholarly Facts About 'PCU'

Roger Cormier

A decade before 'Entourage' made him a mega-star, the director of this cult comedy had to fight to cast Jeremy Piven.

The FBI Is Offering $25,000 for Andy Warhol's Stolen Soup Art

Michele Debczak

Seven of his soup-centric prints went missing from the Springfield Art Museum last month.

How Do Owls Fly So Silently?

Anna Green

A group of researchers investigates in a short video by BBC Earth.

LEGO-Style Braille Bricks Help Visually Impaired Children Learn to Read

Andrew LaSane

This project flips the familiar toys into learning tools for the visually impaired.

11 Tips from Chefs for Cooking Perfect Eggs

Suzanne Raga

Heat the spatula and heat the plate, but don't overcook your eggs.

The Missing Links: Everything Wrong With 'The Force Awakens'

Colin Patrick

7 Alternative Grains and Seeds to Incorporate into Your Diet

Leeron Hoory

Add these nutritious rice substitutes to your dinner rotation.

Archaeologists May Have Found Captain Cook's Ship off Rhode Island's Coast

Kirstin Fawcett

The ship was likely scuttled before the 1778 Battle of Rhode Island.

25 Adorable Facts about Babies

Shaunacy Ferro

It’s scientifically proven that they smell amazing.

This Newly Discovered Beetle Is Named After Chewbacca

Andrew LaSane

We see the resemblance.

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