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Newly discovered glass frog has transparent belly, looks like Kermit

When you're a superstar Muppet, apparently you have to hide out in the jungles of Costa Rica to avoid the paparazzi.

By April 21, 2015

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A Wikipedia monument? It's true (we're pretty sure)

Slubice, Poland, now hosts a monument honoring contributors to the free online encyclopedia. If you can't go see it for yourself, you can read all about it on Wikipedia.

By October 27, 2014

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Bing plugs Encyclopedia Britannica into its search results

Move over Wikipedia, Encyclopedia Britannica has come to Bing. In a new partnership, the search engine will be linking to query results from one of the world's most trusted encyclopedias.

By June 7, 2012

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App of the Day: Encyclopædia Britannica

Encyclopaedia Britannica has ended an era with the closure of its paper books - and started a new one with the launch of an app.

By May 13, 2012

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End of an era for Encyclopedia Britannica

Billboard looks to streaming services to find popular songs, Walmart offers a new way to watch the DVDs you own, and Encyclopedia Britannica drops its print edition after 244 venerable years.

By March 14, 2012

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Encyclopaedia Britannica drops print and goes digital only

After 244 years of printing volumes of books, the venerable encyclopedia publisher shifts toward computer-only access.

By March 13, 2012

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Waiting for a blue moon? Tuesday could be your night

Regardless of the rival definitions for a blue moon, Tuesday's full moon should be spectacular.

By August 20, 2013

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Slagging Goldman, pushing Daisey--all on social media

Almost everyone will miss almost everything discussed on social media. Here's what was hot last week, including widely shared topics such as Goldman Sachs, Mike Daisey and Pinterest.

By March 19, 2012

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Encyclopedia Britannica Ultimate Reference Suite 2007

The latest digital edition of this trusted reference source emphasizes information over infotainment and is much better than its predecessor.

By September 10, 2006

3.5 stars Editors' rating September 10, 2006

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The 404 1,010: Where we've got some pi in our eye (podcast)

Happy pi day! To celebrate, we're spending the entirety of today's 60-minute podcast episode reciting pi to the 10,000,000th digit.

By March 14, 2012