Pentheraphobia is the persistent fear of your mother-in-law.
Look at all the fascinating careers you missed out on!
Happy Birthday, Alfred Hitchcock! The director, who died in 1980, would have been 114 years old today. Here are a few words from the auteur himself to mark the occasion.
A quickly spreading phenomenon in the construction world has given new meaning to the phrase “standing your ground.” In China, where urban areas are among the most rapidly growing in the world, a stra
A miniature book at the University of Iowa Special Collections caused quite a stir this month, when a librarian there used a microscope to read the book's text for the first time.
There are a few schools of thought behind where the saying came from. Some have more legs than others—such as those of the restaurant industry—but to this day, there is still no official etymology.
So you’ve been challenged to a duel? Don’t worry—you’re in good company.
Times Square is loud.
Most Saturday Night Live skits just make people laugh. But these 11 segments made people angry.
When they came up with their party platforms, these politicians got creative.
It’s summertime, and at many points over the past few centuries, that was the only reason necessary to strap on some roller skates.