E.T. was a finalist for TIME’s 1982 “Man of the Year.”
Your shirt's logo just got a lot more exciting.
On this week's List Show, John Green discusses some of the weird ways people used to try to heal themselves.
Fact #647: Its name is a portmanteau.
A thousand years before Stonehenge, the Maltese were building some of the most epic monuments on the planet.
No need to get your vision checked: Pinky is real, she's rose-colored, and she's adorable.
Learn more about Sophie and her adventure in the "propsposterous" Giant Country.
A student held onto a book from her Virginia high school's library for more than three decades.
Once you see it laid out like this, it doesn’t take much to put *dwóh and *dwóh together.
We don’t entirely know why a third of the population runs to the bathroom immediately after finishing their coffee.
The Aztecs had a market for counterfeit cacao beans, but so do some modern-day chocolatiers.
A new book explores the history, culture, and origins of the curiously-named treat.
Medical gadgets that used to seem like science fiction are becoming reality.
The HBO-inspired arcade game is now available for pre-order.
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