Competitive Eating in the 17th Century. Nicholas Wood made himself a reputation as The Great Eater of Kent.
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What It’s Like to Be in the Running to Be an Astronaut. It's a months-long audition for a very few slots.
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Has the Large Hadron Collider Disproved the Existence of Ghosts? Even if it did, people would believe in them.
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How Stuttering Works. Some people overcome it, some learn to work around it, and some suffer greatly from it.
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The Only Thing, Historically, That's Curbed Inequality is Catastrophe. While everyone suffers, the rich simply have more to lose.
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12 Ridiculously Cool Playgrounds That’ll Make You Want To Be A Kid Again. 
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The science of why we experience false memories. Even false memories we share with others have to come from somewhere.  
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10 Howling Good Facts About Beagles. And number 11: They're adorable.