Brain Game

Ordinal People

Brain Game

Ordinal People

Uranium Glass Collectors

Uranium Glass Collectors

Brain Game

Water Drops

Brain Game

Water Drops

Ridiculous TV

Ridiculous TV


How Comic-Con Stays Safe...But Filled With Weapons

Chris Higgins

12 Postcard Locations, Then and Now

Rebecca OConnell

The images on your postcards might get a little faded over time, but unless you attended Hogwarts, they generally don't change. The real life inspiration is not so inert.

10 Fanged Facts About Heterodontosaurus

Mark Mancini

13 Facts About Disney’s Haunted Mansion

Alan Finn

The Missing Links: Tweeting 'Rainbow'

Colin Patrick

Come to Our Super Fun Trivia Show This Weekend!

Mangesh Hattikudur

If you couldn’t tell from the exclamation point in the title, we’re really excited to be partnering with Barnes and Noble on a page-to-screen trivia show this weekend.

13 Scientific Terms You Might Be Using Wrong

Erin McCarthy

When scientists use these words, they typically mean something completely different than what they do when non-scientists use them.

The Time Muhammad Ali Made a Record About Fighting Tooth Decay

Hannah Keyser

There is a version of this story that is very short and goes something like this: Here is a real thing that exists, now go tell all your friends about it.

Signs in the Workplace

Jason English

On Fridays, we ask a bunch of unrelated questions. Your answers help get us through the afternoon. Answer one, answer all, or ask your own question. On to this week's topics...

New Twitter Study Discovers “Global Superdialects”

Arika Okrent

Researchers found something unexpected when they combined the data on all the words together.

Brain Game: Meet Sandy & Kara

Sandy Wood

A Brief History of the Ouija Board

Erin McCarthy

The Ouija board has terrified countless slumber party children and served as a plot vehicle in a number of Hollywood films. Here’s where it came from.

How Did “Bunny” Become a Cutesy Word for “Rabbit”?

Kara Kovalchik

“Doggy” for dog makes sense, as does “kitty” for cat, when you think about it. (“Kitty” is a simply corruption of the word “kitten.”) But where does “bunny” come from?

11 of the Craziest S’mores Combinations Ever

Kate Erbland

Get ready for National S'mores Day on Sunday.

Watch Auditions for 'Forrest Gump'

Alvin Ward