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8 Tips for Packing Your Car for a Camping Trip

Erin McCarthy

By following these tips, you can quickly and painlessly load up a car, no matter what you’re packing for.

The Missing Links: Modern People That Live In the Past

Colin Patrick

Portland Opens the Country’s Longest Car-Free Bridge

Shaunacy Ferro

Tilikum Crossing opened last weekend to transit, cyclists, and pedestrians.

This Vietnamese University Is Turning Its Campus Into a Forest

Shaunacy Ferro

Vietnam’s FPT University is covered in trees. A lot of trees.

15 Rules From the Hobo Ethical Code of 1889

the mag

Every man (and way of life) has a code.

“Hellish Nell,” The Last Person Imprisoned for Witchcraft in Britain

Bess Lovejoy

Helen Duncan was known as a "materialization medium"—someone who could not just commune with the dead but produce physical manifestations of them.

Uprooted Tree Reveals a 1000-Year-Old Skeleton

Michele Debczak

Locals came open a disturbing discovery after a storm blew through a small Irish town

Welcome to One of the World's Last Matriarchal Societies

Kirstin Fawcett

For centuries, this tiny island off the coast of Estonia has been run by women.

10 Tiny Facts About Yorkshire Terriers

Rebecca OConnell

Learn more about the energetic breed and its history.

Modern Movies Reimagined as Vintage Hollywood Posters

Michele Debczak

Peter Stults’ “What If” series asks the questions movie buffs didn’t know they needed answers to.

Could a London Subway Line Be Replaced by Moving Walkways?

Shaunacy Ferro

An architecture firm proposes ditching trains for people movers on one London subway line.

Super Magnified Grains of Sand Become Dramatic Works of Art

Hannah Keyser

To the naked eye, all sand looks pretty much the same. But magnified by a hundred-fold or more, each individual grain exhibits a distinct beauty.

What Makes Curly Hair Curly?

Caitlin Schneider

It all comes down to the root of the matter.

How an Eccentric French Balloonist Invented Aerial Photography

Jordan G. Teicher

When Félix Nadar decided he wanted to take photographs of Paris from a hot air balloon in 1855, the idea of aerial photography was, for pretty much everyone else, a faraway dream.

Design Your Own Clothing—While You Wear It

Rebecca OConnell

"Who's the flyest of them all?"