Thomas Jefferson wrote parts of the Declaration of Independence in a Philadelphia tavern.
Kyle MacDonald famously traded a red paperclip for a house, using a series of shrewd trades, great PR, and the power of the internet. In this five-minute video, MacDonald explains how it happened.
From the number that defeated the Nazis to the one that put a smile on the faces of drunken sailors, here are 10 digits with real value.
• The lime you merely call "lime" at the grocery store is more than likely the more exotic sounding Tahiti Lime (a.k.a.
Remember last month when I posted all those pictures of abandoned chateaus in Belgium and Luxembourg?
Can you make seven times in only six steps? Give today's Wednesday Wordplay challenge a shot. You know you want to.
The wisdom of crowds is incredibly fragile.
Today, Clint Eastwood turns 81. We're celebrating with clips from some of his best work on the silver screen—from spaghetti westerns to dark dramas and everything in between.
It's an all-new 5-day trivia hunt!
Co-puzzle Master Josh Halbur and I are happy to bring you the next How Did You Know?
People go to zoos to see the animals from exotic locales we couldn’t get to on our own. But some of these animals can’t be seen anywhere except zoos.
Filmmaker Tyler Culler wandered the streets of New York with a camera, asking passersby what they were listening to on their headphones. Many answered -- and many of the answers are surprising.
As a child, I loved few things as much as I loved Mad Magazine.
THXTHXTHX is a charming blog made up entirely of handwritten thank-you notes, addressed not to people but to objects and ideas and gestures and everyday things that the blog's founder, Leah, is t
According to Grandpa, any wild mammal that invades your home or garden is a rodent, often lovingly referred to as a "varmint." This turns out to be not quite so.
We tend to think of caterpillars as cute, innocent little bugs who are, at worst, garden pests. But not all future moths and butterflies are so defenseless.