Twitter's bird logo is named Larry, for Larry Bird.
Jean Baret was one heck of an explorer back in the late 1700s, circumnavigating the globe and serving as an assistant to naturalist Philibert Commerçon.
The famous mascot of Metro-Goldwyn Mayer is not one lion, but five lions. These are their stories.
Most certainly a conversation-starting piece: photographs of Marines' faces before, during, and after serving in Afghanistan.
A surprising number of military inventions have found their ways into our civilian lives. Here are just a few military-turned-everyday items.
In Feel Old Again news, the Nintendo Entertainment System (NES) console went on sale 27 years ago this week in North America.
In the tropical lowlands of the Amazon rainforest, some of the frogs are shrinking. No cause for alarm, though. This isn’t the work of deforestation, mining runoff or even witch doctors.
It's the time of year when seeing flesh-eating zombies on the streets is actually kind of normal. So let's talk about cannibalism.
Rubella Virus. Wikimedia CommonsAlmost everyone is familiar with the measles and mumps, but the 'R' in the MMR vaccine might not ring a bell.
In this Classic Albums documentary, we learn how Nirvana's Nevermind was made.
Charting the various incarnations of James Bond in terms of booze, bonks and bodies.
Seen any zombies lately? I bet you have! Now you'll see more in the Late Movies!
A Guy's Guide To Zombies
A 1950s training film to prepare the citizenry for the Zombie Apocalypse.
Put a wild animal in a cage, and it’s bound to act differently. Zoologists and vets have many strategies to help an animal get settled and normalize its behavior in captivity.
“The Ballad of Ira Hayes”
Written by Pete La Farge (1963)
Performed by Johnny Cash
Folk singer and songwriter Peter La Farge packed a lot into his thirty-four years on Earth.
Jason's out this week, so we called in a worthy substitute to whip up this week's Friday Happy Hour. Below is a series of unrelated questions meant to spark conversation in the comments.
LIFE at the Fair
Check out these shots from their photo gallery of shots taken at a 1930s fair, a collection that includes this baffling shot of chimps in little cars.