Homepage MF slider




How Charlie Chaplin Influenced the Most Disturbing Episode of 'The X-Files'

Anna Green

The incident that shocked a 13-year-old Charlie Chaplin inspired an episode of 'The X-Files' nearly a century later.

15 Patriotic Facts About 'Team America: World Police'

Roger Cormier

It's the movie that almost made the creators of 'South Park' swear off moviemaking altogether.

Adult-Sized Little Tikes-Inspired Car Now For Sale

Rebecca OConnell


Watch Koko the Gorilla Meet Her New Pet Kittens

Kate Horowitz

The famous feline-loving gorilla received two cats for her 44th birthday.

The European Space Agency Employs a Falcon to Keep Its Equipment Clean

Shaunacy Ferro

Say hello to Nalla, part of the ESA’s “falcon persuasion” approach to keeping bird poop off their telecommunications gear.

Builders of Stonehenge May Have Thrown Barbecues After Work

Andrew LaSane

Researchers have analyzed the fat residue found on pottery at a settlement site.

8 Tools You Need to Make Better Cocktails at Home

Michele Debczak

Unleash your inner mixologist.

The Missing Links: Marty Visits the Real 2015

Colin Patrick

A Bathing Suit That Cleans the Ocean as You Swim

Shaunacy Ferro

It's made out of sugar.

P.G. Wodehouse's Exile from England

Stacy Conradt

Accused by his countrymen of collaborating with the Nazis, the once-beloved British author fled in 1947 and never looked back.

The Original Names of 10 U.S. Landmarks

Stacy Conradt

Chimney Rock's former moniker: "Elk Penis."

The Origin of the 'Sports Illustrated' Football Phone

Jake Rossen

"Oh, my goodness. It's a telephone inside of a football!"

Cooking With Glass: How Pyrex Transformed Every Kitchen Into a Home-Ec Lab

Archaeologists Discover 3000-Year-Old Bronze Weapons on Scottish Island

Andrew LaSane

The find could offer new insight into life on the island three millennia ago.

11 Not-So-Fluffy Facts About Sphynx Cats

Kirstin Fawcett

With their angular faces, big ears, and smooth bodies, Sphynxes are living (and purring) proof that there’s more to a cat than its fur coat. Here are a few facts about the fleshy feline.