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What Is Cloud Nine?
Why Gray Days Are Better for Nerds
On cloudy days, college application reviewers ranked academic achievements most important.
Who Owns the Air?
If you're a property owner, 83 feet of airspace is yours.
What is Déjà Vu?
Haven't we answered this one before?
What Happened to Vitamins F Through Z?
How Does Smell Work?
Turns out, it's all in your head.
4 of the Oldest Pranks in the Book
No one knows who pulled the first prank, but it’s safe to say that humans have been hoaxing each other for well over 1000 years. Here are some of the oldest pranks on record.
The Youthful Pranks of 5 Famous People
Does pulling pranks in childhood lead to success later in life? Judging from the youthful shenanigans of these five famous people, the answer might be yes.
6 People Who Went to Great Lengths for Their Pranks
As April Fools’ Day approaches, here are six people who went to great lengths to pull some one-of-a-kind pranks.
5 Weird Things That Have Fallen From the Sky
The World's Most Hardcore Timber
Joyce Kilmer said there's nothing as "lovely as a tree." Those weren't these trees.
3 Celestial Events You Don't Want to Miss
Be sure to look up this autumn—the cosmos are putting on a show.
The Secret Origin of 7 Extremely Important Actions
From high-fives to air quotes, these smooth moves had to start somewhere.
10 Ways the Bicycle Moved Us Forward
How two little wheels spun a revolution in dating, fashion, medicine, and space travel.
11 Beady-Eyed Facts About Rats
One glimpse of a beady-eyed, yellow-toothed rat scuttling across the basement floor or darting down a city sidewalk is enough to make most people scream.
11 of the Greatest Class Pranks in History
11 of the Greatest Class Pranks in History
Any group of subversive students can cover campus trees with toilet paper. These pranks went above and beyond.
10 Places Straight Out of Your Nightmares
This Halloween, do something really scary.