Playing God (in the Movies)

Playing God (in the Movies)

Everyday Infographics

Everyday Infographics


How to Prevent Tears While Cutting Onions

Benjamin Smith the mag

Only two things make everyone tear up: the end of Old Yeller and chopping onions. There’s no cure for the dog movie, but we kitchen-tested 4 tricks for beating onions.

6 Products That Can Only Come From One Place

the mag Adam Raymond

Your sparkling wine doesn’t have to come from France to be authentic. Here are six products that can really only be produced in one place on the globe.

10 Facts About Camarasaurus

Mark Mancini

The Greatest Political Button of All Time

livius drusus

That Time the Government Burned $200 Million of Hawaii’s Cash

Mangesh Hattikudur

During WWII, the U.S. government was scared that Japan might take all of Hawaii's money. Here's what they did to stop it.

15 Things You Should Know About Saké

Kristy Puchko

Saké has long been considered the national drink of Japan. But as its popularity spreads around the world, the secrets behind its ancient traditions have come to light.

Mongol Miners Were Extreme Polluters

Matt Soniak

Some of China's modern pollution problems started long ago with the invading Mongols.

15 Things You May Not Know About ‘Close Encounters of the Third Kind’

Sean Hutchinson

We are not alone. Here are a few facts about Steven Spielberg’s 1977 UFO classic.

The Missing Links: Incredibly Ornate Skeletons

Rebecca OConnell

10 Amazing Facts About Komodo Dragons

Mark Mancini

6 People Who Can Cheat (Certain Kinds of) Death

Jake Rossen

What's the Most Amazing Fact You Know?

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...

Clams Are Giving Each Other Cancer

Kate Horowitz

This story just gets weirder and weirder.

Name the 19 Major Sports Teams in the Pacific Time Zone

The Weird Week in Review

Miss Cellania