Brain Game

Bill the Cat

Brain Game

Bill the Cat

Advice from Movie Dads

Advice from Movie Dads


Some Things That Happened on June 28

Chris Higgins

Born: Mel Books, John Cusack, Felicia Day. Bitten by Mike Tyson: Evander Holyfield. Ended: World War I.

Weekend Links: War and Cheese

Roma Panganiban

WWI Centennial: Archduke Ferdinand Is Murdered in Sarajevo

Erik Sass

The First World War was an unprecedented catastrophe that shaped our modern world. Erik Sass is covering the events of the war exactly 100 years after they happened.

8 Old Wedding Traditions You Didn't Know Existed

Therese Oneill

Showing your tush to the wedding photographer isn’t the strangest or most objectionable tradition the human race has dreamt up in the past few centuries.

17 Disney Park Windows Worth a Closer Look

Stacy Conradt

There is no “random” at Disney parks. Just like almost all of the other little details you’ll find tucked away at Disney, the names on the windows are there for a reason.

11 Apple Easter Eggs Inside of Your Mac and iPhone

Rudie Obias

Apple designers and programmers in Cupertino, California (Apple’s Headquarters) have cooked up some fun Easter eggs that are currently hidden all over your MacBook and iPhone—you just need to know whe

The Missing Links: The Smell of Overwhelming Sadness

Colin Patrick

The Weird Week in Review

Miss Cellania

One Archaeologist's Quest to Prove that Ancient People Practiced Trepanation

Sam Kean

A brash adventurer, a mysterious skull, and the debate that divided archaeology

Brain Game: I Can See!

Sandy Wood

10 Spiky Facts About Stegosaurus

Mark Mancini

Today we’re saluting one of earth’s most misunderstood dinosaurs.

27 Responses to the Question “What is Art?”

Judith B Herman

Does it have to be beautiful? Expressive? Original? Uplifting? Intellectual? Here’s how 27 artists, critics, and others answered the question.

8 Sensational Female Murderers from History

Miss Cellania

A Brief History of the Ice Cream Truck

Gillian Reagan

How a musical truck hijacked an elite dessert and delivered it to the people.

How is SPF Calculated, and What Does It Mean?

Erin McCarthy