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There's a Secret Chess Game in Facebook Messenger

Anna Green

By typing “@fbchess play” into the chat window, users can challenge any of their Facebook friends to a game of digital chess.

This Interactive LED Lamp Lets You Get Creative With Your Lighting

Andrew LaSane

Home illumination just got a lot more interesting.

Monikers is a Beautiful—and Fun—Party Game

Rebecca OConnell

More fun than Apples to Apples.

22 Unusual Slippers To Keep Your Feet Warm

Rebecca OConnell

Trade in your old house shoes for something with a little more flair.

12 Wondrous Facts about the Great Pyramid of Giza

Benjamin Lampkin

The oldest of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World is also the only one left standing.

How the Perfect Pancake Recipe May Help Us Treat Glaucoma

Michele Debczak

These researchers tested 14 recipes in the name of science.

15 Things You Didn't Know About Van Gogh's 'Portrait of Dr. Gachet'

Kristy Puchko

3. Dr. Gachet was more than a muse.

Vintage Valentines from 100 Years Ago

Shaunacy Ferro

Explore the New York Public Library’s collection of vintage Valentines.

6 Tax Deductions You Might Be Missing

Kate Rockwood

People in their 20s and 30s face a lot of life changes, and life changes can lead to big deductions.

Watch a Musician Play the Last Stradivarius Guitar in the World

Anna Green

There are five remaining Stradivarius guitars left in the world—but only one is still playable.

This Snail's Sex Change Is Triggered by Touch

Matt Soniak

Tropical slipper limpets are pretty unremarkable—until it's mating time. Then things get interesting.

Scientists Have Created The Ultimate Skipping Stone

Anna Green

Scientists at Utah State University’s Splash Lab found that the ultimate skipping material isn’t stone at all, but spherical silicone rubber.

These Whimsical Planters Look Like Sparkling Animals

Rebecca OConnell

Transform a normal plant into the mane of a unicorn.

The Ongoing Mystery of the 'Devil's Footprints'

Stacy Conradt

The footprints remain unexplained to this day.

25 Rugged Facts About South Dakota

Kirstin Fawcett

There's much more to the vast Midwestern state than Mount Rushmore.