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Kenyan Olympian Claims Gold, Wins Electricity for Her Village

Shaunacy Ferro

Faith Kipyegon's family can finally watch her race.

14 Sacred Facts About Machu Picchu

Benjamin Lampkin

3. Spanish conquistadors never found Machu Picchu.

Watch Classic Soviet Sci-Fi Films for Free Online

Shaunacy Ferro

Don't worry. There are subtitles.

How Do You Handcuff a One-Armed Person?

Michele Debczak

Adaptability comes in handy. So does a belt.

The West Virginia Town Where Wireless Signals Are Illegal

Lucas Reilly

No cell phones. No WiFi. No radio. It's either your dream or your nightmare.

Tuesday's Amazon Deals You Won't Want to Miss

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, August 31.

Hosting Through Airbnb May Make it Hard to Refinance Your Loans

Michele Debczak

Renting out rooms for extra cash could come back to haunt you.

Hurricanes Close In on Hawaii

Dennis Mersereau

Each could affect the island chain with dangerous wind, waves, and flooding.

12 Technological Advancements of World War I

Erik Sass

Erik Sass has been covering the events leading up to World War I exactly 100 years after they happened. But today he's here to discuss some inventions of The Great War.

4 Reasons You Might Need a Financial Advisor

Financial advisors aren't only for the super wealthy.

New Video Gets Up-Close With a Giant Black Sea Slug

Bess Lovejoy

The California black sea hare is the size of a cat—and totally slimy.

Pick the Six States That Border Pennsylvania

Take the quiz!

A Finnish Hotel Is Hiring a Northern Lights Monitor

Michele Debczak

Job requirements include staying up late and a high tolerance for cold.

Now You Can Buy Adorable Wigs For Your Pets

Erin McCarthy

Now anyone can have a perfectly coiffed companion.

Want to Live in Buckingham Palace? Queen Elizabeth is Hiring a Housekeeper

Kirstin Fawcett

The gig comes with some pretty nice side perks.