Homepage MF slider




10 Elevated Facts About Grand Teton National Park

Megan Snyder

There's a reason it's one of the 10 most-visited national parks in the country

And The Award for Biggest Movie Explosion Goes To...

Roma Panganiban

Michael Bay has some catching up to do.

Ridiculous U.K. Traffic Laws of Yore

Chris Higgins

The highway speed limit was 4mph, and somebody had to walk in front of the car waving a red flag.

13 Playful Facts About the ‘Toy Story’ Trilogy

Rebecca Pahle

Some fun facts to take you to infinity and beyond.

18 Epic Facts About ‘Dances With Wolves’

Jeff Wells

The movie that turned Kevin Costner into Oscar-Winner Kevin Costner is 25 years old.

Here's How Daylight Saving Time Affects Your Part of the Country

Michele Debczak

How many early sunrises does your region get?

15 Delicious Facts About Doughnuts

Anna Green

From the city with the most doughnut shops to the origins of the doughnut hole, these 15 facts will whet your appetite.

Who's in Space Right Now?

Chris Higgins

Five ways to keep tabs on our spacefaring friends!

12 Intense Facts About ‘Platoon’

Eric D Snider

'Platoon' made waves by showing the Vietnam War from the perspective of someone who fought in it.

Scientists Pinpoint Where Happiness Lives in the Brain

Jen Pinkowski

Are the brains of happy people different from those of unhappy people?

Neil DeGrasse Tyson Explains Sex in Space

Kirstin Fawcett

You'll need leather straps, for one.

Watch Ultra HD Video of a Colorful Water Blob in Space

Chris Higgins

Behold our new blobby overlords!

13 Facts For Abigail Adams’s Birthday

Mark Mancini

The celebrated First Lady was—in several respects—lightyears ahead of her time.

21 Amazing Options for Your Next Ugly Sweater Party

Rebecca OConnell

Delight and disturb your family members with one of these impossibly silly sweaters.

How Eratosthenes Calculated Earth's Size Using a Well

Chris Higgins

Math, legwork, and a deep well helped figure out the circumference of our planet.