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Name the US States That Contain Double Letters (The Same Letter Twice In A Row)

"The Mountain" from 'Game of Thrones' is Scarily Strong in Real Life

Kirstin Fawcett

Watch Hafthór Júlíus Björnsson break the keg toss record in Sweden's qualifying heat for the World's Strongest Man competition.

15 Offbeat Holidays You Can Celebrate in December

Caitlin Schneider

There's already plenty to celebrate in December, but here are a few holidays to add to the mix.

Read Historic Fairy Tales from 19th Century Ukraine

Shaunacy Ferro

Including stories like “The Ungrateful Children and the Old Father Who Went to School Again.”

11 Apps to Help You Get Stuff Done This Holiday Season

Egypt's Underwater Treasures to Go on Display at British Museum

Kirstin Fawcett

Antiquities from two submerged Mediterranean port towns tell the story of cultural exchange between Egypt and Greece.

WWI Centennial: Huge Storm Lashes Gallipoli

Erik Sass

How Silent Filmmaker Buster Keaton Revolutionized Film Comedy

Anna Green

Nearly a century after comedian Buster Keaton started making movies, filmmakers are still imitating his stunts, gags, and visual style.

6 Scientific Facts About Happiness

Jennifer M Wood

Smile. It just might be contagious.

You Can Own Ripley's Futuristic Seiko Watch From 'Aliens'

Andrew LaSane

Seiko has reissued the 1983 watch with a few changes to its design.

Japan Makes Train Tracks Safer for Turtles With Underground Walkways

Rebecca OConnell

Turtle tunnels make trains safer for humans and turtles alike.

How This Former Special Effects Company Helps Train Surgical Residents

Anna Green

Lisa and Erica Chamberlain helped make the special effects for 'The Matrix'—now they make special effects for medical students.

Listen to John Legend Sing a Duet With Actual Stars

Andrew LaSane

The first ever collaboration between a musician and stars in space.

How This Once-Extinct Squash Is Making a Comeback

Anna Green

Thanks to an 850-year-old find, a long-extinct species of squash is making a comeback.

10 Festive Christmas Markets From Around the World

Hannah Keyser

Even if you’re already done all your holiday shopping—and especially if you haven’t—a visit to one of these Christmas markets is the perfect seasonal activity.