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'We': The Novel That Inspired George Orwell’s '1984'

Sarah Stodola

Even the Stanley Cup Goes Through Airport Security

Caitlin Schneider

On Monday, Philip Pritchard, the guardian of the Stanley Cup since 1988, tweeted a photo of the trophy going through the security machine the same way backpacks, carry ons, shoes and clear plastic bag

Why Are Public Toilet Seats U-Shaped?

Shaunacy Ferro

Plumbing codes require u-shaped toilets for hygienic reasons.

Behind the Magic: 15 Secrets of Disney Park Characters

Jocelyn Sears

As kids we hugged them, took pictures with them, and collected their autographs. But what’s it like to be an adult earning your living as Winnie the Pooh or Cinderella?

NASA-Inspired Garden Grows More Plants With Less Light

Rebecca OConnell

Lots of everyday chores that are easy on Earth can be a real pain in space—and something like keeping a spice garden the traditional way is probably more trouble than it's worth (if not impossibl

World Record-Holding Limbo Dancer Shimmies Underneath a Car

Hannah Keyser

Shemika Charles recently reached an astonishing new low.

5 Questions: The "-urst" We Can Do

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11 Tips for Mastering a New Language This Summer

15 Hilarious Hidden Camera Selfies by Animals

Shaunacy Ferro

A new website called Snapshot Serengeti features a collection of more than 1.2 million images, and more than a few of them might be considered selfies by human standards.

15 Unusual High School Sports

Jake Rossen

Broomball, anyone?

A 1942 Guide to Spaghetti-Eating Etiquette

Caitlin Schneider

Do you twirl? Use a spoon? Slurp? These 70-year-old tips are the answer to your pasta problems.

Do Yoga With Shelter Cats (And Maybe Adopt One)

Rebecca OConnell

Cat-loving yogis will be excited to learn that studio Yoga at Connie’s invited some furry companions to keep its students company

This Just In: Selfie Sticks Now Used for Breaking News

Hayley Harding

Australian journalists are now making the most of the tools banned from museums and festivals all over the world.

15 Pop Songs That Stalled At Number Two

Erika Berlin

A little love for some great songs that never topped the chart.

1969 Asks: Will Brooklyn Ever Be “In”?

Caitlin Schneider