How a Distracted 11-Year-Old Invented the Popsicle

Stacy Conradt

Cool story.

10 Drowned Towns You Can Visit

Bess Lovejoy

Haunting waterworlds that got in the way of progress.

Get Your Food Cooked by a Volcano

Caitlin Schneider

In Lanzarote, El Diablo restaurant is using geothermal heat from a volcano as a grill.

Surprise! Makeup Ads Are Lying to You

Shaunacy Ferro

Say it ain’t so: Most cosmetics ads contain “outright lies,” according to researchers. So much for that miracle cream.

Animals Get Their Own Tiny Road Signs

Rebecca OConnell

Lithuania marketing agency Clinic212 wants people to share the road with the little guys.

17 Bright and Colorful Facts About Lisa Frank

Erin McCarthy

You know you had the panda stickers. And the unicorn Trapper Keeper. And the cat stationery set.

KFC Wants to Print Out Your Selfies With Their New "Memories Bucket"

Rebecca OConnell

The future is here, and you can eat chicken out of it.

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A Look Inside Iron Mountain, a Fort Knox of Cultural Treasures

Shaunacy Ferro

The top-secret underground bunker is a records repository for some of the country's most valuable cultural history.

373 Years After His Death, Galileo Is Still Pointing Fingers

Stacy Conradt

Two of the astronomer's long lost digits were recovered at auction in 2009.

12 Admissible Facts About 'Judge Judy'

Kara Kovalchik

Dumb is forever. So read up!

Why Do Dogs Eat Poop?

Jake Rossen

Fine fecal dining, explained.

How 65 Pittsburgh Neighborhoods Got Their Names

Nick Keppler

If the neighborhoods are distinct, it might be because most existed as homesteads and independent boroughs long before they were parts of Pittsburgh.

World’s Oldest Panda Celebrates Her 37th Birthday

Rebecca OConnell

The word's oldest panda broke two world records and then enjoyed some cake.

Pamphlets For Teaching Thriftiness To Children in 1919

Hannah Keyser