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Boffins Gone Bonkers: The Best Science Pranks

Boffins Gone Bonkers: The Best Science Pranks

While scientists commit themselves to the rigor of scientific inquiry, these pranks prove that "all work, no play" doesn't totally define the sciences.
What Happens When You Raise A Chimp With A Baby?

What Happens When You Raise A Chimp With A Baby?

If movies are to serve as any guide, if a baby grows up in the wild, he'll be wild himself. But could the opposite hold true for animals raised as humans?
Travel Through Two Million Years Of History At The British Museum

Travel Through Two Million Years Of History At The British Museum

For history lovers, the British Museum is a must visit. But if a flight to London is out of your budget, we've brought the highlights to you.
If At First You Don’t Succeed: Companies Whose Success Came After Failure

If At First You Don’t Succeed: Companies Whose Success Came After Failure

One of life's few truths is that you probably won't get it right on the first try. These companies experienced that, learned, and then grew exponentially.
10 Historical Quotes That We Always Get Wrong

10 Historical Quotes That We Always Get Wrong

You know those snappy little historical quotes you break out to annoy or impress someone? Chances are, you're saying them wrong.
10 American History Myths You Probably Believe

10 American History Myths You Probably Believe

The United States has given us a number of important figures and events to assess. These American history myths challenge your understanding of the US.
10 Terrifying Urban Legends From Tinsel Town

10 Terrifying Urban Legends From Tinsel Town

A world filled with so many larger-than-life people and events is bound to generate a lot of myths. And some of them can be quite disturbing.
10 Movie Myths That You Probably Believe

10 Movie Myths That You Probably Believe

Movies are a great source of entertainment and a terrible source of facts -- check out ten movie myths about the world you probably believe!
The Strangest Exoplanets We Have Ever Discovered

The Strangest Exoplanets We Have Ever Discovered

We've done some major uncovering our galactic neighbors and, just like in your own neighborhood, some of them are a little peculiar.
These Images Of Swastikas Have Nothing To Do With Nazism

These Images Of Swastikas Have Nothing To Do With Nazism

Today the swastika carries a huge stigma. While understandable, this is mostly a Western phenomenon where the sign’s connection with Nazism is most obvious.
20 Fascinating But Little-Known UNESCO World Heritage Sites

20 Fascinating But Little-Known UNESCO World Heritage Sites

UNESCO World Heritage Sites shine a light on our natural and cultural wealth. Here are a handful of some the most underrated of them all.