The stories behind Fahrenheit and Celsius. Daniel Gabriel Fahrenheit's temperature scale seems arbitrary, until you know the history.
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The First Time John, Paul, George, and Ringo Played Together. The story of how Ringo joined the Beatles.
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Meet the British OB-GYN With the Best Bad Name Ever. Grantly Dick-Read and his weird philosophy popularized the natural childbirth movement.
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This Spider Pretends to Be a Leaf! It honestly does not resemble a spider at all.
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The time has come to understand what the hell is going on in Westworld. A rather complicated plot still doesn't detract from the cool robots.
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Canadian police threaten drunk drivers with Nickelback. It's too soon to tell if this will have a deterrent effect.
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How Civil War Soldiers Gave Themselves Syphilis While Trying to Avoid Smallpox. There is no end to the horrors of that war.  
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A Brief History of Closed Captioning. It all started with Julia Child.