The Time Ohio and Michigan Almost Went to War

Rob Lammle

Ohio State vs. Michigan is one of the best rivalries in sports. But two centuries ago, the states were ready to go to war for real.

10 Gloriously Geeky Quilts

Miss Cellania

Which fandom do you prefer to sleep under?

Where Your Favorite British TV Shows Take Place, Mapped

Shaunacy Ferro

Where exactly is 'The Office' set? Now you know.

On This Day in 1948, the First Polaroid Camera Was Sold

Chris Higgins

It would cost $900 in today's dollars.

Why Nathaniel Hawthorne’s Daughter Might Become a Saint

Suzanne Raga

In her forties, she rededicated her life to working with the poor and very sick.

The 12 Most Interesting Comics of November

Rich Barrett

The Publicity Stunt That Convinced People Elevators Were Safe

Stacy Conradt

In 1854, thousands of New Yorkers watched an inventor appear to almost plummet to his death.

Duke Students Have Developed a Robotic Nursing Assistant

Rudie Obias

The Tele-Robotic Intelligent Nursing Assistant, or TRINA, was designed to aid healthcare workers in high-risk environments.

20 Random Facts About Shopping

Will NASA Be Able to Stop a Real-Life 'Armageddon'?

David W Brown

First we find it. Then we try to move it. And if that doesn't work, we blow it up.

Each Country's Tourism Slogan, Mapped

Alvin Ward

Jump into Ireland.

The Weird Week in Review

Miss Cellania

Odd stories you may have missed this week.

15 Brainy Secrets of ‘Jeopardy!’ Winners

Suzanne Raga

It's all about learning how to time that buzzer.

How Do Scientists Measure the Speed of Light?


Simply put: They dont.

The Best Black Friday Deals Around the Web

Smart Shopping Team

Amazon's not the only place with Black Friday bargains.