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15 Historical Complaints About Young People Ruining Everything

Jon Seder

Nothing is certain in this life but death, taxes, and the existence in every generation of fuddy-duddies who carp about things not being what they used to be.

The Chemistry Teacher Turned Sculptor

Chris Higgins

7 Offbeat Museums Worth Visiting

Lucas Reilly

Unleash your inner oddball! The summer nights may be dwindling, but you still have time to visit these far-out museums.

What’s the World’s Longest Running Science Experiment?

Matt Soniak

Between our look at the longest prison sentences the other day and the 69-year-old pitch drop experiment finally getting caught on camera last month, reader Justin got curious and wrote in to ask, “wh

How to Capture a Giant Squid

For fishermen, size matters. And if you really, really want a catch to brag about, you’re going to need to snag a giant squid.

Robert Todd Lincoln: Harbinger of Presidential Death

Ethan Trex

He dryly noted that there was "a certain fatality about the presidential function when I am present."

Happy Birthday, Steve Martin!

Chris Higgins

10 Steve Martin Facts in Honor of His Birthday

Stacy Conradt

Would you believe your favorite wild and crazy guy—who is, by all accounts, neither wild nor crazy—is 68 today?

The Missing Links: Why Are There Shoes Hanging Up There?

Colin Patrick

37 Odd College Mascots

Erin McCarthy

From the Fighting Okra to the Trolls, John Green walks us through some unusual college mascots.

80 Years of Drive-in Theaters

Bryan Dugan

The outdoor movie theater, born in 1933 in Pennsauken, N.J., turned 80 on June 6.

Hulu's New Animated Series is Totally Awesome [Sponsored]

Wednesday is New Comics Day

Rich Barrett

Every Wednesday, I highlight the five most exciting comic releases of the week. The list may include comic books, graphic novels, digital comics and webcomics.

Students Rap for (and About) Science

Chris Higgins

10 Strange Facts About Hot Air Balloons

Joy Lanzendorfer

Oddities from the oldest form of human flight.