CLOSE

Janis Joplin in 1967

Behind the Scenes With Janis Joplin and Big Brother, Rehearsing for the Summer of Love. Bob Seidemann caught the mood in candid photographs.
*
18 Pictures That Sum Up The Difference Between High School And College. You have to have attended both to get the jokes.
*
Arrival is the Shot of Hope We All Need. Aliens arrive, but this time they didn't come to annihilate us.
*
Fantastic Beasts is A Brave Debut For J.K. Rowling. Imagine your first screenwriting job is for a movie with a $225 million budget.
*
Students Are Inspired by Science, Thanks to Class Zebra Fish. The BioEYES program has put the fish into classrooms with over 100,000 children in 14 years.
*
Climate Change, Migration And The Rights Of Children. Not all refugees are fleeing from war zones.
*
How the Rise of Mirrors Shaped Our Idea of the Individual. Previously, our place in the world was relative to other people.
*
8 Underground Rivers. The water still flows, if you can find it.

nextArticle.image_alt|e
20th Century Fox
How Do You Make a Bruce Lee Fight Scene Even Cooler?
20th Century Fox
20th Century Fox

How Do You Make a Bruce Lee Fight Scene Even Cooler? With the addition of lightsabers!

*

The Mysterious Origins of the First Scandinavians. The tools they left behind suggested that migration may have come from two directions.

*

When Quackery on the Radio Was a Public Health Crisis. From magic bracelets to goat gonad transplants, medical marketers got rich.

*

Found: The Real Bullitt Mustang That Steve McQueen Tried (and Failed) to Buy. The '69 sports car had been in private hands since after the movie wrapped.

*

When Did People Start Making Bread? A short history of the staple that feeds the world.

*

How Women Broke Into the Male-Dominated World of Cartoons and Illustrations. First off, pretend you're a man.

*

The Skillet. Susannah Nesmith beautifully chronicles the legacy of her great-great-grandmother's iron cookware.

*

12 Cultured Facts About the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Knowing these will enhance your visit, whenever that happens.

nextArticle.image_alt|e
Universal Pictures
Son of Frankenstein: Hitting the Horror Trifecta
Universal Pictures
Universal Pictures

Son of Frankenstein: Hitting the Horror Trifecta. A perfect ending to the first great movie trilogy.

*

It Wasn't Easy Being Green for These Mysterious Children in 12th-Century England. The village of Woolpit has never been the same since.

*

The Strange History of One of the Internet's First Viral Videos. If you had an email address in the late 1990s, you probably received a video file titled “badday.mpg” at least once.

*

The Contentious Burial of Bo-Bo, the Blenheim Spaniel of Civil War Hero General Daniel E. Sickles. His relatives didn't want the beloved dog interred in the family plot.

*

Here's Why Your Body Stores More Fat in Certain Places. Hormones do it, but in an insanely complicated manner.

*

Butterfly Breeder Romy McCloskey Saw One Emerge from its Chrysalis with a Torn Wing. So she got her tools together and performed a wing transplant.

*

How to Get Your Procrastination Under Control. It's a matter of valuing the things you need to do.

*

19 Times That Actors Have Been Injured On Set. Some of the scenes were then included in the finished film.

SECTIONS

arrow
LIVE SMARTER
More from mental floss studios