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Watch This Competitive Eater Down a Giant Bowl of Cinnamon Toast Crunch

Andrew LaSane

This would get you through a couple of Saturday mornings.

This Summer, Treat Yourself With Neko Atsume Cookies

Rebecca OConnell

You don't even have to shell out for frisky bits.

11 Old Words for the Single- or Narrow-Minded

Mark Peters

We all know people who have tunnel vision. Here are some words you can use to describe them.

Morning Cup of Links: Genetic Experiments

Miss Cellania

Get your hot links here!

6 Televised Musical Performances That Caused a Stir

Nick Keppler

When the free-spirited world of music collides with the highly controlled, advertiser-driven world of television.

Who Was Old King Cole? (And Why Was He Such A Merry Old Soul?)

Paul Anthony Jones

No matter how fine his fiddlers’ fiddles might have been, and no matter how merry the king himself may have been, one question remains: Who on earth was Old King Cole?

6 Quick Tips for Buying a New Mattress

Erin McCarthy

Mattresses are a long term commitment: They last about a decade. So when you go to buy a new one, you really don’t want to screw it up.

Hunting Meteorites in Antarctica

Kate Horowitz

The Antarctic Search for Meteorites program (ANSMET) has been sending scientists into the snowy field since 1976.

When Mr. Rogers Gave George Romero His First Paying Gig

Stacy Conradt

Romero called 'Mr. Rogers Gets a Tonsillectomy' "the scariest film I’ve ever made." Rogers called 'Dawn of the Dead' "a lot of fun."

Try These Equipment-Free Exercises to Improve Your Posture

Anna Green

Better posture—and less back pain—in four minutes.

Bunk-Filled Bus Lets Passengers Sleep From San Francisco to LA

Michele Debczak

One-way trips started at less than $50.

Toyota and DEKA are Developing a New Stair-Climbing Wheelchair

Anna Green

Toyota and Segway-inventor Dean Kamen want to revolutionize the wheelchair.

Award-Winning Wristband Measures Blood Alcohol Content Through Sweat

Michele Debczak

The device just received a $200,000 prize.

A Study-Backed Technique for Remembering Your To-Do List

Shaunacy Ferro

Look for a clue to associate with your intention to do something later.

Octopuses, Cuttlefish, and Squid Are Thriving in Warming Waters

Kate Horowitz

An octopus uprising seems more possible with every passing day.