WWI Centennial

Italy Moves Towards War

WWI Centennial

Italy Moves Towards War


23 Things You Might Not Know About 'The Wire'

Adam D’Arpino

What Do They Use to Dye the Chicago River Green For St. Patrick's Day?

Jennifer M Wood

11 Incredible Benefits of Being Able to Change the Focus of Photos After You Shoot Them

A Brief History of Closed Captioning

Scott Allen

Whether you've encountered its unmistakable white text on black background at the gym, in a bar, or on the couch, you're familiar with closed captioning.

A Bird Thought to Be Extinct Has Been Rediscovered

Rebecca OConnell

Here's a Design For Skyscrapers That Don't Cast A Shadow

Hannah Keyser

Listen and Compare: 15 Different Irish Accents

Arika Okrent

Everybody loves an Irish accent, but there isn’t just one Irish accent.

15 Birds With Fancy Feathered Noggins

Rebecca OConnell

Special crests, crowns, and plumes can be found on birds all over the world, and can be used for anything from mating to intimidation.

15 Athletes Whose Numbers Were Unretired

Mark Mancini

The Amazing Origins of 15 Spring Symbols and Traditions

15 Back-Stabbing Facts About Brutus

Mark Mancini

15 Fun Facts About 'Rocko's Modern Life'

Rebecca OConnell

Rocko’s Modern Life hasn’t been on the air since 1996, but that doesn’t mean fans aren’t still nostalgic for the residents of O-Town.

Weekend Links: Twitching Eyelids

Roma Panganiban

15 Brilliant Life Hacks to Speed Up Your Spring Cleaning

Spring cleaning feels great—once it’s finished.

15 Phenomenal Female Circus Performers

Kristy Puchko

For many the circus is a place of wonder and fantasy come alive. But for these 15 women, it was their workplace, their home, and the platform for their legacies.