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The Neon Glow of Bioluminescent Sea Creatures
Glow-in-the-dark marine life.
July 20, 2016
Meet the Snake-Hatted Woman and Elastic Skin Man of the Harvard Theatre Collection
One of the largest performing arts collections in the world also has some of the most unusual visuals.
July 15, 2016
Why Smart Clowns Immortalize Their Make-up Designs on Ceramic Eggs
A unique, egg-based system protects clowns' intellectual property rights.
July 14, 2016
New Jersey’s Deserted Mid-Century Motels, by Night
The kitschy motels of the Wildwoods, lit up in brightly colored neon.
July 08, 2016
How Photographers Captured Electricity When It Was New
Looking through a lens at the discovery that changed the world.
July 06, 2016
See Retro Space Mission Patches Worn by Cosmonauts
These rare Russian insignia are a colorful relic of Soviet space travel.
July 05, 2016
See the Abandoned Ruins of a Catskills Zoo, in Photos
A once-sprawling farm with a sad ending and a hopeful future.
June 29, 2016
The Scottish Scoundrel Who Changed How We See Data
When he wasn't blackmailing lords and being sued for libel, William Playfair invented the pie chart, the bar graph, and the line graph.
June 28, 2016
The Blobby, Dazzling World of Insect Eggs
Can you identify any of these bug eggs?
June 24, 2016
Enormous Bugs and Where to Avoid Them
Meet the giants of the insect world.
June 22, 2016
Some of History's Most Beautiful Combs Were Made for Lice Removal
Delousing can be delightful.
June 21, 2016
Places You Can No Longer Go: Emeryville Shellmound
The Bay Area used to have an epic American Indian burial site-turned-amusement park until a mall came.
June 17, 2016
Take a Virtual Vacation to the Beaches and Pools of New York City
Where to cool down when it's hot in the city.
June 17, 2016
Behind the Scenes Photos of NYC's Steinway Piano Factory
Photographing the intricate craft of creating a piano.
June 15, 2016
Photographing the World's Secret Subterranean Spaces
What exactly lies beneath us?
June 10, 2016
Burlesque, Boneyards, and Bombs: The Other Wonders of Las Vegas
The offbeat traveler's guide to spots beyond The Strip.
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9 Surprising Places that Inspired Famous Books and Music
From JRR Tolkien to Pink Floyd, these spots spurred creativity.
June 03, 2016
The TSA's Instagram Features Highly Bizarre Confiscated Items
Weird and wonderful attempts to sneak illicit objects on board are documented on the TSA's official account with a healthy dose of dry humor.
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