Shark Facts

Shark Facts


20 Things You Might Not Know About ‘While You Were Sleeping’

Kate Erbland

As Sandra Bullock's Christmas-set romance turns 20 years old, here are some bits of trivia you won’t want to sleep on.

The Story Behind the Official State Fossil of South Carolina

Stacy Conradt

7 Famous Pairs of Pen Pals

Caitlin Schneider

These well known duos lived out their relationships on the page.

Are Beards Hotbeds for Bacteria?

Meghan Holohan

Subtle Nail Art That Doubles as a Trackpad

Rebecca OConnell

The "Nano Bible" Fits On a Chip The Size of a Grain of Sugar

Hannah Keyser

The Karaoke Song That Kills

Stacy Conradt

15 Fun Facts About 'Minecraft'

Michael Arbeiter

Whether you’re an avid player or have one in your life, you’ve probably had at least a brief encounter with Minecraft by now. Here are a few things you might not know about the gaming juggernaut.

5 Legends from America’s National Parks

Caitlin Schneider

Glowing Tomato Plants, Levitating Salt and The Secret to Homaro Cantu's Genius

Mangesh & Jason

When you think of madcap inventors and nerd heroes, it's hard to think of someone more inspiring than Homaro Cantu.

Clear Waters of Lake Michigan Reveal Shipwrecks

Erin McCarthy

5 Common Complaints About Automatic Flush Toilets

Sonia Weiser

Why Having a Drink Makes You Better Looking

Meghan Holohan

5 Vintage Appliances That Could've Killed You

Jake Rossen

Soviet Russia's Rocket Boots

the mag

When the Soviet Union wanted to outrun the U.S., it turned to a secret weapon: rocket boots.