Elevator Etiquette

Elevator Etiquette

Brain Game

Prime Jive

Brain Game

Prime Jive

The Simpsons Predicts the Future

The Simpsons Predicts the Future


How to Find the Best Waves on Any Beach

If you want to catch the big waves consistently, you need to dig into the science that makes them grow.

The Alternate Endings of 20 Famous Movies

Stacy Conradt

Some of our favorite films could have turned out entirely different.

A 3D Tour of Frank Lloyd Wright's "Fallingwater"

Chris Higgins

5 Weird-But-Fun Ways to Use Google Glass

John Brandon

When someone wears Google Glass, people notice. The techie glasses show wearers a Head-Up Display (or HUD—the head is not plural) with information about your surroundings like a map.

WWI Centennial: Austria-Hungary Declares War on Serbia

Erik Sass

21 Designs for The Great Tower of London That Never Was

Hannah Keyser

The 15 Weirdest Wikipedia Pages Edited From Congressional IP Addresses

Nick Greene

Your government at work!

5 of the Scariest Streets in the World

the mag

Five routes that put the New Jersey Turnpike to shame.

The Missing Links: Life Hacks That Will Make Your Life Worse

Colin Patrick

50 Words That Sound Rude But Actually Aren't

Paul Anthony Jones

To paraphrase Krusty the Clown, comedy isn’t dirty words—it’s words that sound dirty.

Brain Game: Math Square #226

Sandy Wood

Strange States: Missouri’s Hair-Raising Hair Museum

Rob Lammle

This week we’re headed to the home of Mark Twain, Harry Truman, and Jesse James—the Show-Me State, Missouri.

2,000 Mini-Dominoes Toppled

Chris Higgins

Here's a big achievement with tiny blocks.

How Your Favorite Sneakers Got Their Names

Ethan Trex

We all know that Nike is named after the Greek goddess of victory, and the origin of "Air Jordan" is hardly obscure, but where did some other famous shoes and brands get their names?

17 Fun Facts About 'Deep Blue Sea'

Erin McCarthy

This so-bad-it's-good horror flick swam into theaters 15 years ago today. Here are a few things you might not have known about it.