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A Mysterious Newspaper Box 'Time Machine' Showed Up in Chicago
It's filled with old issues of the "Chicago Reader."
September 26, 2017
Fixing a Failed Whale Burial in Australia
After a beached humpback was buried in the sand, the sharks started coming.
September 25, 2017
Great News for Fans of Historic Buses
This weekend, the New York Transit Museum will trot out vintage vehicles from every era.
September 22, 2017
The Subtle Art of Running a Marathon in a Three-Piece Suit
Matt Whitaker, the new world-record holder, shares his secrets.
September 20, 2017
Why the University of Guam Renamed Its Semesters
It's all about promoting the use of Chamorro, the island's native language.
September 19, 2017
When Your Brand-New Bridge Is a Meter Too Short
“We ordered a bridge to go from one side to the other. It doesn’t do that.”
September 18, 2017
Perhaps You’d Like to Purchase Art Sculpted by a Cow
Or a deer. Or a goat. It's all happening at the Great Salt Lick Contest in Baker City, Oregon.
September 15, 2017
Two White Giraffes—A Mom and a Calf—Are Thrilling Wildlife Fans in Kenya
They have a genetic condition called leucism, which makes their coats pale and ghostly.
September 13, 2017
What It's Like to Ride Japan's Cat Café Train
Transportation and rescue kittens—what could be better?
September 11, 2017
The International Hide and Seek Championship Starts Today
Start counting backward from 100.
September 08, 2017
Herman the Sturgeon Has Survived Another Catastrophe
The 79-year-old fish is making it through the Eagle Creek Fire.
September 07, 2017
The Meteorite Hunters of British Columbia Are Out in Full Force
They're looking for remnants of the fireball that burned up over their province this past weekend.
September 06, 2017
It's Sea Slug Census Time Again!
The citizen scientists of Port Stephens, Australia, are ramping up for the seasonal count.
September 05, 2017
Canada's 'Great Trail' Is Finally Connected
You can now walk coast to coast across Canada, via the longest trail in the world.
September 01, 2017
This Man Had Bees on His Face for Longer Than Anyone Else on Record
Juan Carlos Noguez Ortiz set a world "bee beard" record by wearing the insects for 61 minutes.
August 31, 2017
For €50, You Can Buy a Share in This French Castle
People are chipping in to help save the castle of Saint-Vincent-le-Paluel.
August 30, 2017
Everyone's Favorite Sheep Landscaping Crew Is Returning to Manhattan
Three hard-working ewes will soon begin work at the Basilica of Old St. Patrick's Cathedral in Nolita.
August 29, 2017
Two Guys Rode the Entire Boston Subway System in Record Time
They're the men who returned.
August 25, 2017
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