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In case you’ve ever wanted to camp out on a Stanley Kubrick set, you now have your chance.

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Our Prescription Labels Aren’t Just Confusing. They’re Dangerous.

These researchers are on a mission to save us from bad pill-bottle designs.

Target’s clearly legible prescription labels were designed by a School of Visual Arts graduate — and they’re the exception in the United States. Image via Bart/Flickr.

Think about your most recent prescription medication bottle. The colors, symbols, fonts, and information there each serve a specific purpose. But was that information understandable?

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Here’s How Much An Olympic Gold Medal Really Costs

“Gold medals were in fact only gold for eight years.”

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Everyone knows that winning an Olympic gold medal is one of the biggest accomplishments you can make as an athlete. Naturally, you’d expect the top prize to be worth a hefty chunk of change, but as it turns out, only a small fraction of gold medals are crafted out of real gold.

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Gender-Neutral Backpacks Aim To Give Kids New Heroes

A stylish way to learn about Frida Kahlo and Ada Lovelace

Ask any American child to draw a scientist, and they’ll probably give you a white dude wearing glasses. That’s not a generalization, that’s published scientific fact.

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You’re likely familiar with the ambitious plan of Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, to ensure that the entire planet has internet within reach. His mission has weathered its share of critics (mostly related to net neutrality) but like it or lump it, a 140-foot drone named Aquila just came a step closer to making it a reality.

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A Sock Designed To Get The Homeless On Better Footing

How providing long lasting footwear can help one of our most vulnerable populations

A Bombas “donation sock.” Image courtesy of Bombas.

It’s so obvious, but only once you’ve heard the line: The most requested donation item by homeless shelters is socks. Two and a half years ago, the company Bombas was formed with the specific purpose of crossing out that line entirely, launching its own line of socks complete with a “buy one, give one” commitment.

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