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6 Constitutional Amendments That Just Missed the Cut

Ethan Trex

Since 1789, Congress has approved 33 constitutional amendments. Twenty-seven of those amendments were eventually ratified and became part of the Constitution.

The Limbless Magician of 18th Century London

Jake Rossen

Crowds came to see a limbless man deal cards, fire a gun, and conjure live birds. Could he deliver?

What Makes These Dominican Children Grow Penises at Puberty?

Michele Debczak

It’s the result of a rare enzyme deficiency that delays crucial steps of male sexual development in the womb.

UK McDonald’s Are Including Roald Dahl Books in Happy Meals

Michele Debczak

Each book includes samples from some of his most beloved stories.

'True Detective' Producers Are Bringing 'Catch-22' To TV

Kirstin Fawcett

In 1970, Joseph Heller's seminal novel was made into a movie. Now, it's slated to hit the small screen.

15 Facts About the Brooklyn Bridge You Won't Fuhgeddaboud

Michael Arbeiter

'Speed Chess' Arcade Game is Anything But Boring

Michele Debczak

Check out this futuristic, adrenaline-fueled chess game, courtesy of Japan.

A Visual Guide to Common Cemetery Symbols

Jennifer M Wood

Every gravesite has a unique story to tell, whether it’s with a clever epitaph or a decorative detail.

Can a Full Bladder Make You a Better Liar?

Shaunacy Ferro

A new study finds that when you’re holding it, you’re better at deception.

13 Fascinating Facts About 'Natural Born Killers'

Roger Cormier

One of the most controversial films of the 1990s originated in the mind of Quentin Tarantino.

How Virtual Reality is Changing Filmmaking

Anna Green

Virtual reality is reinventing the grammar of storytelling.

Bloodsucking Fish Rain From the Sky in Alaska

Kate Horowitz

This isn’t the first time fish rain has fallen.

Man Builds 'Dog Train' to Give Rescued Dogs a Ride Around the Neighborhood

Anna Green

All aboard!

10 Biting Facts About Snapping Turtles

Mark Mancini

Here in the Americas, lake monster legends are a dime a dozen. More than a few of them were probably inspired by these ancient-looking creatures.

The Missing Links: 'Good Burger' is Back

Rebecca OConnell