15 Things You Might Not Know About 'Stranger in a Strange Land'

Michael Arbeiter

11 Ways You Can Heighten Your Appreciation of Music This Summer

While people generally know what kind of music they like—and what they don’t—it’s possible to expand your appreciation by learning new ways to listen.

This 6-Minute Cartoon Explains Why Bees Are Dying Off

Yelena Melnichenko

And what that means for the world's food supply.

See Amazing Sculptures of Everyday Objects Carved From Wood

Caitlin Schneider

Artist Randall Rosenthal carves his masterpieces using a single block of wood.

The Original LEGO Patent

Hannah Keyser

See the 1961 patent that would change playtime forever.

3 (Scientifically Proven) Ways to Learn a New Language

Foster Kamer the mag

In 2014, Penn State researchers found that adults who successfully tackled a new language strengthened their neural pathways, benefiting overall brain function and slowing deterioration.

The Lincoln Administration Turned Down a Chance to Populate the United States With Elephants

Erin Blakemore

When a new president takes office, it’s normal to get showered with diplomatic greetings, gifts, and political overtures.

A Spanish Seagull Reminds Us Why Bird's Eye View is the Best

Hayley Harding

If you want to get a great video of the Cíes Islands, try handing your GoPro off to a seagull.

New Zealanders Can Now Fill Their Cars With a Beer-Based Biofuel

Hannah Keyser

New Zealand debuts a biofuel containg a beer-byproduct.

15 Brilliant Facts About 'Dumb and Dumber'

Sean Hutchinson

We know you don’t want to hear the most annoying sound in the world, so how about some facts about the 1994 comedy classic, 'Dumb and Dumber'?

This Truck Folds Out Into a Fairytale Castle

Yelena Melnichenko

Once upon a time, a family of three moved into the coolest mobile residence ever.

Seeing Trees Can Make You Feel Healthier

Shaunacy Ferro

A Canadian study finds that 10 extra trees per city block made people feel as healthy as if they were seven years younger.

How to Start Enjoying Silent Movies

Brave Auction Buyer Nabs Overlook Bed From 'The Shining'

Caitlin Schneider

Jack and Wendy's Overlook Hotel bed recently sold at auction for just over $11,000.

15 Vintage Tips From 'Leica Photography' Magazine

Shaunacy Ferro

A look through the archives of the magazine reveals advice for photographing by dogsled and taking new-fangled color portraits.