Big Question

Who Wrote Chopsticks?

Big Question

Who Wrote Chopsticks?

Invisible Like An Octopus

Invisible Like An Octopus


12 Fantastic Drawings of Fictional Creatures from a 17th Century Book

Hannah Keyser

Published in 1658, 'The History of Four-Footed Beasts, Serpents and Insects' presents a catalog of the known animals at the time in several volumes

7 Unique Tattoos of Lesser Known Masterpieces

Therese Oneill

10 Female Gangsters You Should Know About

Kristy Puchko

Though organized crime tends to be a boys' club, there have been a slate of deadly women who have broken into its ranks.

The First Time 'The New York Times' Covered 19 Famous Things

Jason English

Today the New York Times has a nice piece about our YouTube channel. Here are some other NYT first mentions worth mentioning.

60 of History’s Strangest Royal Epithets

Paul Anthony Jones

For every William the Conqueror there’s a Vlad the Impaler. And for every Richard the Lionheart there’s an Albert the Peculiar.

How Does a Fan Work to Cool You Off?

Hannah Keyser

since temperature is a feature of the molecular properties of a substance, the air itself isn't made any cooler by movement—it just makes us feel cooler when it blows by.

Morning Cup of Links: The Simpsons LEGO House

Miss Cellania

16 Vintage Photos of Labor Day Celebrations

Jill Harness

Happy Labor Day!

5 "I Slept Like A..." Analogies That Don't Reflect Reality

the mag

Although handy for describing a good night’s sleep, these analogies don’t always match reality.

Weekend Links: How To Eat Sushi

Roma Panganiban

Read a Previously Unpublished Chapter of 'Charlie and the Chocolate Factory'

Erin McCarthy

Grave Sightings: Amelia Earhart

Stacy Conradt

It’s been nearly 80 years since Amelia Earhart and her Lockheed Electra disappeared from the face of the earth in 1937, but she remains one of America’s favorite missing persons.

How Music Boxes Work

Chris Higgins

Why Can’t You Wear White After Labor Day?

Kathy Benjamin

The unofficial fashion rule can be traced back to some snobby millionaires over 100 years ago.

Brain Game: Bordering on Insanity

Sandy Wood