Homepage MF slider





Mary Shelley's Favorite Keepsake: Her Dead Husband's Heart

Stacy Conradt

The gruesome way the author of Frankenstein coped with her husband's death.

16 Delicious Facts About 'American Pie'

Roger Cormier

The movie that changed everything for flute enthusiasts and Shermans everywhere.

Where Do Insects Poop?

Shaunacy Ferro

5 Secrets of a Tour de France Rider

Emily Becker

Upside-Down Mural Makes Sense When Reflected on the Water

Rebecca OConnell

Sometimes the right perspective is all you need.

15-Year-Old Spots a Math Mistake in a Museum Exhibit

Hannah Keyser

A high school sophomore noticed an error in a math equation at Boston's Museum of Science.

An App Shows You Where to Find Women’s History

Shaunacy Ferro

“Women on the Map” pings you whenever you’re near a site significant to women’s history.

5 Questions: Pretzel Logic

Pass rate:75 %
Backwards navigation:Forbidden

10 Things to Know When Sneaking into North Korea

David W Brown

Study Shows that Wearing Heels Can Weaken Your Ankles

Sonia Weiser

Citibank is Creating Their Own Digital Currency

Hayley Harding

If bitcoin is outside your comfort zone (or your bank account), there may soon be a new option available to you: Citibank recently announced plans to create its own digital currency.

This Guy Made a Wearable Batman Suit Out of Tree Bark

Rebecca OConnell

Fight environmental crime in this cool suit.

Baby Mice Exposed to Cat Urine are Less Afraid of Cats

Sonia Weiser

New research found that if a baby mouse is exposed to cat urine, it won't run away from the scent when it's older.

Even Robots Struggle to Throw a Consistent Knuckleball

Hannah Keyser

In an effort to better understand the mechanics of what makes a knuckleball move, students at the University of Toronto built a machine that attempts to mimic R.A. Dickey.

Honey Bees Get STDs Too

Shaunacy Ferro

This is the first evidence of a sexually transmitted disease in a social insect.