Homepage MF slider




8 Surprisingly Fun Games Uncle Sam Told Soldiers to Play in 1943

Therese Oneill The Week

In 1943, the U.S. War Department issued a manual packed with "informal" games that men might play if they were lucky enough to have downtime.

WWI Centennial: Austria-Hungary Rejects Serbia’s Response

Erik Sass

10 Extremely Magnified Photos of Plants

Erin McCarthy

Under a scanning electron microscope, the plants that populate our world look more like alien planets.

Modern Problems: "I hate makeup, but my friend says I should glam up every day."

AJ Jacobs the mag

The Missing Links: The One Thing Amazon Doesn't Have

Colin Patrick

How Urbanites Feel About Their City Spaces

Hannah Keyser

Recently, Massachusetts-based planning and design firm Sasaki partnered with Equation Research to find out what urbanites love most about their city lives.

The Weird Week in Review

Miss Cellania

11 Movie Titles That Became Part of the Lexicon

Eric D Snider

A number of film titles have become part of the vocabulary even among people who haven't seen the movies in question.

Band of Brothers, Plus a Bear

Roma Panganiban

Going off to war often means leaving your family, friends, and beloved pets behind. During World War II, Polish soldiers compensated for their missing loved ones by adopting a Syrian brown bear.

River In China Mysteriously Turns Red

Hannah Keyser

"Suddenly, within the space of a few minutes, the water started turning darker and eventually was completely red."

Morning Cup of Links: Elevator Etiquette

Miss Cellania

Brain Game: Down the Lane

Sandy Wood

How Do Royalties Work for "Weird Al" Songs?

Nick Greene

Mandatory Fun was the first comedy album to hit number one since 1963.

5 Questions: Feel the Neil

Pass rate:75 %
Backwards navigation:Forbidden

10 Weird Resuscitation Techniques From 200 Years Ago

David Casarett

Back then, techniques of bringing back the dead were far less effective. And much more bizarre.