How to Open a Coconut Without Tools

Shaunacy Ferro

If you don't have a knife, you can still open that coconut with the help of a few sharp rocks.

Everything Leaving Netflix in December

Jennifer M Wood

Start streaming!

WWI Centennial: Franz Josef Dies

Erik Sass

Erik Sass is covering the events of the war exactly 100 years after they happened. This is the 258th installment in the series.

30 Stores That Will Remain Closed on Thanksgiving 2016

Alvin Ward

Here are some of the companies that have decided not to open on Thanksgiving.

Musical World Map Showcases Songs About Every Country

Shaunacy Ferro

There are more geographically-based songs than you might realize.

16 Heavy-Hitting Facts About the 'Rocky' Movies

Roger Cormier

If it were up to studio executives, Burt Reynolds might have been Rocky, and he would have died in 1990.

Here's Which Thanksgiving Foods Are Allowed on a Plane

Kirstin Fawcett

Turkeys and pies are OK carry-ons, but you'll have to check alcohol, sauces, and condiments.

5 Ways to Express Your Gratitude (and Reap the Benefits) This Thanksgiving

Danielle Braff

Studies show that taking stock of the good things in your life can increase your well-being.

Starling Nests Make Huge Feasts for Pigs, Snakes, Insects, and Turkeys

Matt Soniak

Come one, come all.

Why Does Turkey Make You Tired?

Matt Soniak

Don't be so quick to blame tryptophan.

Artificial Intelligence Can Read Lips More Accurately Than People

Shaunacy Ferro

In a test between professional lip readers and an artificial intelligence program, the AI won—by a significant margin.

16 Fun Facts About the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

Erin McCarthy

This Thursday, Macy's will send its 90th Thanksgiving Day Parade down the streets of Manhattan.

Scientists Discover Seal-Like Prehistoric Predator

Mark Mancini

The animal lived off the coast of what is now Washington state about 10 million years ago and probably fished like seals do, relying on the power of its oversized eyes to track its prey.

The Answer Starts With 'F'

There's your hint.

A Seattle Shelter Is Giving Away Free Black Cats on Black Friday

Jake Rossen

It's an animal shelter's version of a doorbuster.