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How to Fight a Rip Tide

Getting caught in a rip current is no day at the beach. But it doesn’t have to ruin your vacation. With a few easy steps, you can slip out of a rip tide and get back to working on that tan.

Watch Steve Jobs Prep for His First TV Interview

Adrienne Crezo

"I'm deathly ill, actually, and ready to throw up at any moment."

14 Fantastic Futurama Fan Art Creations

Jill Harness

Last night, Futurama aired its final episode. Let's take a look back at a few of the coolest Futurama artworks ever created during the show's run.

5 Towns That Had to Change Their Names

Therese Oneill

These towns decided they needed to present a fresh identity to the world.

10 "How It's Made" Videos

Chris Higgins

Tees and Totes Featuring History's Real-Life Superheroes

Jamie Spatola

Floss:Handmade Flossy Back-to-School 3/3

7 of the Most Depressing Streaks of Futility in Sports

Lucas Reilly

For the first time in 20 years, the Pittsburgh Pirates will finish with more wins than losses!

The Missing Links: How Clue Became A Classic

Colin Patrick

Grave Sightings: Andrew Carnegie

Stacy Conradt

How People Reacted to Computer Viruses in 1988

Adrienne Crezo

"It arrived at MIT in the middle of the night. The students were safe... their computers weren't."

15 Fantastic Custom Made Lunch Boxes

Jill Harness

Summer has officially ended, which means all the youngsters are headed back to school, new lunch boxes in hand.

Wednesday is New Comics Day

Rich Barrett

Every Wednesday, I highlight the five most exciting comic releases of the week. The list may include comic books, graphic novels, digital comics and webcomics.

33 Unusual Majors Your College Probably Didn't Offer

Jennifer M Wood Ethan Trex

From The Beatles to bowling, here are some of the more interesting things you can major in.

107 Regional Slang Words

Jason English

In this week's episode, John Green discusses 107 words specific to certain regions such as Indiana's "pitch-in dinner" and Ireland's "to rabbit on."

4 Innovative Libraries Transforming Lives Around the World

Chris Higgins

Giving people access to the Internet in a public setting doesn't mean handing them a free pass to infinite animated GIFs; it means jobs, health information, and education.