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An online-media company has teamed up with linguists to preserve endangered tongues.
Data from learning software reveals that novels surge in popularity when they're turned into films.
The decorative spaces around us are getting smaller and more secretive.
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The future of burial might take us from cradle to compost.
Scientists are trying to figure out how to turn our cameras into species discovery engines.
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Cemetery-loving hobbyists have uploaded millions of photographs of headstones from all over the United States.
The original 1977 version of the saga is nearly impossible to find, so these fans made their own.
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Disappearing the social network's most-used feature forces us to actually say nice things to each other.
A glitch in translating Latin placeholder text is sparking conspiracy theories.
Why so many groups are against them, but haven't agreed on what they are