Homepage MF slider




10 of the World’s Most Expensive Ingredients

Claire Cock-Starkey

Got some extra thousands burning a hole in your wallet? Why not spend them on these fancy foodstuffs.

The American Dentist Who Drilled a Secret Message on Tojo's Dentures

Nick Greene

A prank that left "Remember Pearl Harbor" at the tip of the former prime minister's tongue.

The 19th Century Love Letter That Went Viral

Shaunacy Ferro

"A ‘Stunning’ Love Letter" was reprinted by some 60 newspapers in the 1800s.

Watch a Dutch Team Build and Ride the World’s Longest Bicycle

Kate Horowitz

The bike is fully functional, with one exception: it can’t turn corners.

Morning Cup of Links: Pyramid Conspiracy Theories

Miss Cellania

Great links to start your day!

Why Don't You Have to Put "WWW" Before URLs?

Rebecca OConnell

In 1991 the World Wide Web became open to the public and ushered in a new era of consumer Internet use.

This Photo-Recognition Tool Analyzes Your Emotions

Michele Debczak

See where your emotions rank.

Photographer Captures Rare “Hole Punch Cloud”

Caitlin Schneider

The otherworldly phenomenon perplexed scientists for decades.

15 Intoxicating Facts About Manet's 'A Bar at the Folies-Bergère'

Kristy Puchko

Édouard Manet laced this 1882 masterpiece with mystery, from the ambiguous expression of its central figure to the smoke and mirrors of its execution.

Soon You'll Be Able To Design and 3D-Print Your Own Walking Robot

Anna Green

The engineers at Disney Research want to make building a walking robot as simple as constructing a model airplane or car.

Self-Driving Delivery Robots To Be Tested in London

Andrew LaSane

The new company was launched this month by the co-founders of Skype.

This Bike Park Looks Like A Video Game

Rebecca OConnell

Not your usual bike park.

A Forgotten Edith Wharton Story Was Found in Yale's Rare Book Library

Kirstin Fawcett

The work was likely written right before 'The Age of Innocence' was published in 1920.

15 Non-Sex Uses for Condoms

Kate Horowitz

Condoms can save your life ... and your potato chips.

Firefighting Elephants Help Battle Blazes in Indonesia

Kirstin Fawcett

They're unlikely—but pretty cut—firefighters.