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13 Toothy Facts About the Tooth Fairy

Garrett Williams

Is the Tooth Fairy a mouse? Maybe.

Europe’s Oldest Living Resident Is This Pine Tree in Greece

Shaunacy Ferro

It dates back to the Viking Age.

July 2016 Was the Hottest Month Ever Recorded

Dennis Mersereau

If it seems like you’ve seen this news before, there’s good reason for it—NOAA found that this July was the 15th month in a row with record-breaking global temperature anomalies.

KFC: Now Serving Fried Chicken-Scented Sunscreen

Rudie Obias

Mashed potatoes, cole slaw, and a biscuit not included.

25 of Dorothy Parker's Best Quotes

Stacy Conradt

“Beauty is only skin deep, but ugly goes clean to the bone.”

5 Ways to Impress Your Job Interviewer In the First 90 Seconds

Roughly one-third of hiring managers will make a decision about whether to hire you in under two minutes.

Meet the Man Who Owns Over 5000 Toy Dinosaurs

Michele Debczak

Randy Knol claims to own the world's largest collection of dino figures.

Why Do Fleas, Ticks, and Mosquitoes Show Individual Preferences?


Whether it’s that guy at the barbecue who never gets bitten, or the dog who never gets ticks, what is the chemistry behind being personally unattractive to biting insects?

Pandora Will Soon Let You Listen to Specific Songs on Demand

Shaunacy Ferro


8 Political Parties You Might Remember From History Class

Rebecca Nelson

Take a look back at some of the most successful third parties in American history.

Inside Los Angeles's 12th Annual Art Deco Festival

Kirstin Fawcett

In 2016, some people still celebrate like it's the Roaring Twenties

Edinburgh Zoo's Knighted Penguin Gets Promoted to Brigadier

Michele Debczak

Brigadier Sir Nils Olav is the most highly-decorated bird in the world.

You Have to See Monday's Top Amazon Deals

Smart Shopping Team

As a recurring feature, our team combs the Web and shares some amazing Amazon deals we’ve turned up. Here’s what caught our eye today, August 22.

See How Those Appetizing Burger Commercials Get Made

Shaunacy Ferro

There's a custom-made condiment thrower involved.

9 Songs That Weren’t Supposed to Be Big Hits

Nina Pearlman

Queen's bestselling song was only released after Michael Jackson convinced the band it would be a hit.