Homepage MF slider

Pages

THE KNOWLEDGE FEED

Morning Cup of Links

Pages

This Breathalyzer Can Detect Tiny Traces of Chemical Compounds

Anna Green

Researchers are developing a breath analyzer that can sniff out illegal drugs and other chemicals.

Watch a New Documentary on Stanley Kubrick’s Early Days

Rudie Obias

Before ‘Full Metal Jacket,’ ‘A Clockwork Orange,’ or ‘2001,’ there was ‘Stanley Kubrick: The Lost Tapes.’

9 Surprising Secrets From Los Angeles History

Sam McPheeters

Forgotten street plans, the ashes of a martyr, and the origins of Doritos.

Oral History: The Strangest Super Bowl Halftime Show Ever

Jake Rossen

With a 3-D 'Moonlighting' episode canned, Coca-Cola was sitting on 26 million pairs of glasses. Enter the 1989 Super Bowl—and Elvis Presto.

The Weird Week in Review

Miss Cellania

Odd news stories from the past week you may have missed.

The Best (and Worst) Cities For Job Growth

Andrew LaSane

The top and bottom ten metro cities in terms of job creation.

Remains of Powerful Women Uncovered at Stonehenge

Kate Horowitz

Archaeologists say it’s wrong to assume the neolithic monument was a boys' club.

On the Origins of Sports: The Early Rules of Football

Excerpted from On the Origin of Sports by Gary Belsky and Neil Fine (Artisan Books).

London Metro Station Evacuates Due to Unexploded World War II Bomb

Kirstin Fawcett

The Tube and mainline rail stations were later reopened.

Did Head Injuries Cause Henry VIII’s Bad Behavior?

Kate Horowitz

Henry sustained at least three major blows to the head.

8 Things You Might Not Know About Cheerios

Suzanne Raga

Before BuzzBee, there were a slew of famous animated Cheerios lovers.

You Have to Travel to Alaska to See This Whimsical ‘Dr. Seuss House’

Michele Debczak

The precarious structure definitely stands out.

Archaeologists Unearth More—a Lot More—of a Massive Underground City

Jen Pinkowski

We spoke to archaeologist Murat Gülyaz about the phenomenal dig.

National Geographic's Adventurer of the Year Is a Mountain-Climber and a Hero

Kate Horowitz

Accomplished mountain climber Pasang Lhamu Sherpa Akita works to bring support and relief to Nepalese communities in need.

Pages