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NASA Releases Images of Enigmatic Ancient Earthworks

Shaunacy Ferro

What the heck are these things?

11 Fast Facts About the New York City Marathon

Alvin Ward

Thousands of runners will converge on New York City to race the New York City Marathon on Sunday. Here’s everything you need to know about Gotham’s most iconic road race.

The 'War of the Worlds' Broadcast Might Not Have Caused Mass Panic

Kirstin Fawcett

The public's reaction was allegedly sensationalized by the media. Then repeated over time.

North Face’s New Parka Is Made From Synthetic Spider Silk

Michele Debczak

This jacket is made from material five times stronger than steel.

5 Too-Cool Facts About Henry Winkler

Shaunacy Ferro

Happy birthday, Fonzie!

This New Harry Potter Coloring Book is Magical

Alvin Ward

Now you can make Hogwarts any color you want.

5 Pressing Booze Questions, Answered

Clair McLafferty

Supplement your cocktail knowledge with responses to the questions frequently lobbed at bartenders.

The World's First Vending Machine Dispensed Holy Water

Maggie Malach

The mechanisms inside wouldn't be widely seen again for thousands of years.

25 All-Natural Facts About Arkansas

Anna Green

Bordering Louisiana, Texas, Oklahoma, Missouri, Tennessee, and Mississippi, America’s landlocked 25th state is full of food festivals, spooky legends, and rare animals.

The Missing Links: Were the Salem Witch Trials Caused By Bad Bread?

Colin Patrick

Hard, Unpopular Cob Corn Couldn't Hold a Kernel to Candy Corn in Its Beginnings

Nicole Garner

It's National Candy Corn Day!

These 'Star Wars' Scarves Are Gorgeous Works of Art

Michele Debczak

May the warmth be with you.

Pod City: 9 Podcasts That’ll Scare Your Pants Off

Whitney Matheson

Meet the Only Afghan Woman to Run Afghanistan's First Official Marathon

Kirstin Fawcett

How one young woman is blazing trails—literally and figuratively—in her home country.

The Weird Week in Review

Miss Cellania

Odd news stories from all over.