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Chicago Guerrilla Artist Fills Potholes With Mosaic Flowers

Chicago Guerrilla Artist Fills Potholes With Mosaic Flowers

Chicago is best known for terrible weather, disgusting pizza, and, now, enormous, flower-filled potholes.
Baby Hummingbirds Grow Up So Fast

Baby Hummingbirds Grow Up So Fast

Watch these baby hummingbirds grow from eggs to hatchlings to full fledged adults. It all takes less than a month
Sweden May Have The Answer To Our Growing Garbage Crisis

Sweden May Have The Answer To Our Growing Garbage Crisis

Before we give up on society and Thoreau ourselves we should look to Scandinavia, because Sweden might have the answer to our growing garbage crisis.
New Study On Parental Happiness Shows The Third Time Isn’t The Charm

New Study On Parental Happiness Shows The Third Time Isn’t The Charm

According to an 18-year-long study on parental happiness, the birth of a third child child produces a “negligible” increase in the happiness of parents.
Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About Lemurs

Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About Lemurs

While lemurs are related to modern primates, they more closely resemble an older ancestor of primates which existed millions of years ago.
A Brief History Of Birth Control

A Brief History Of Birth Control

The history of birth control - from ancient herbal concoctions to vaginal glow sticks - will make you thankful for modern contraceptives.
Build A Rainwater Collection System In Your Backyard

Build A Rainwater Collection System In Your Backyard

How to simply and cheaply build a rainwater collection system out of everyday items you already have.
Powerful Images From Fast-Food Worker Strikes Across The United States

Powerful Images From Fast-Food Worker Strikes Across The United States

Two years of fast-food worker strikes have produced lots of controversy, and many powerful images.
Are You Smarter Than A Cetacean?

Are You Smarter Than A Cetacean?

Cetacean intelligence is an object of fascination among scientists. Their social complexity and methods of communications rival, or even outmatch, our own.
Is Your Boss A Psychopath?

Is Your Boss A Psychopath?

While only about 1% of the entire population are psychopaths, 4% of all CEOs can be classified as such. Here's why.
Innocent Mentally Handicapped Man Released From Prison After 31 Years

Innocent Mentally Handicapped Man Released From Prison After 31 Years

In 1983, Henry Lee McCollum and his half-brother, Leon Brown, were coerced by police into confessing to a crime they didn't commit.