Why Is There a Unicorn on the British Pound Coin?

James Hunt

The presence of the Queen's head, thistle, and portcullis on the pound coin are easy to understand, but a unicorn?

10 Presidential Marriage Proposals

Jeff Wilser the mag

Ten revealing true stories of how our nation’s greatest romantics in chief put a ring on it.

Superhero Bookends Keep Your Books Safely Elevated

Rebecca OConnell

Sharks Discovered Living In an Underwater Volcano

Hannah Keyser

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The Science of 'Self/Less'

Erin McCarthy

The movie hits theaters today.

10 Things You May Not Know About 'Pride and Prejudice'

Joy Lanzendorfer

202 years after its first publication, 'Pride and Prejudice' remains Jane Austen’s most beloved novel.

This Man Built an Entire Church Out Of Trees

Yelena Melnichenko

A lifelong tree lover has fashioned a place of worship out of little more than branches and leaves.

WWI Centennial: Germans Surrender in SW Africa

Erik Sass

At What Ages Do People First Get Married in Each State?

Caitlin Schneider

We tracked down the average age men and women first get married in each state.

A Pine Cone-Inspired Wall Opens and Closes With Water

Shaunacy Ferro

The building covering could close when it rains, and open back up when the sun comes out.

A Tuxedo Shirt Designed By and For Musicians

Sonia Weiser

A violinist designed a special tuxedo shirt to accommodate musicians' wide range of motion.

The New Meaning of 'Cheeky' That's Got Americans Confused

Gretchen McCulloch

How is language evolving on the internet? In this series on internet linguistics, Gretchen McCulloch breaks down the latest innovations in online communication.

Sleep in a Transparent Capsule High Above Peru's Sacred Valley

Rebecca OConnell

This sleeping arrangement is not for the faint of heart.

The Solar System As A Virtual Music Box

Hannah Keyser

This virtual music box produces sounds based on the varying orbital speeds of different planets.