In Japan, letting a sumo wrestler make your baby cry is considered good luck.
via @qikipedia: 2013 is the first year since 1987 where all four digits are different from one another.— Mental Floss (@mental_floss) January 1, 2013
Today is the 150th anniversary of the signing of the Emancipation Proclamation. And some are still arguing over the meaning of the document that changed our country.
2012 In 4 Minutes.
I've mentioned several times that I'm from Philadelphia and while I'm not a big football fan, it's awfully hard to miss the most talked-about story of the season: How awful the Eag
On Tap for 2013
What notable, or completely trivial, anniversaries will take place in the coming year, and how will they be covered?
Innovations Ahead in ‘13
The Smithsonian offers up a list
You guys, you guys, you can make marshmallows at home! In this video from America's Test Kitchen, senior editor Louise Emerick shows you how it's done.
You probably know that hermit crabs live in shells.
Image credit: Matt Smith/Express-Times /Landov
Don’t live anywhere near New York City, but still desperate to see something - anything - drop during a countdown to 2013 on New Year’s Eve?
Run out the clock on 2012 by taking the best quizzes we posted this year.
1. Name the 11 Sitcoms That Lasted 250 Episodes (Since 1960), by Sandy Wood
'Tis the season to be making lists, and checking them twice, about the best and the worst of 2012. Here are 12 of our favorites, in no particular order.
Take the TIME 2012 News Quiz. I scored 86% -how did you do?
Festive Vintage Photos from New Year’s Eves Past.
It’s been a solemn year for the deaths of famous and significant people – and as always, many died who were less famous, but should be saluted nonetheless for their contributions to the world.
Could be a book. Could be an article. Could be a letter. Could be from a particularly prescient fortune cookie.