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The Most Interesting Comics of the Week

Rich Barrett

This week's most interesting new comic books including a graphic novel biography of Beatles manager Brian Epstein.

5 Statues That Say "Screw You"

Virginia C McGuire

A Michigan strip club owner made international headlines in 2013 when he bought the house next door to his ex-wife and installed an enormous bronze statue of a hand flipping the bird at her bathroom w

Want to Feel More Optimistic? Wash Your Hands

Meghan Holohan

Facing a tough problem? Consider washing your hands. Researchers have found that people feel more optimistic after doing so.

Adrian Van Oyen Pranks Bystanders with Sexy Models in Viral Stunt [Sponsored]

Lipton has teamed up with Aussie YouTube star Adrian Van Oyen to get the word out about their new refreshing ice tea beverage, Lipton Ice Tea Sparkling.

Why Are Introductory Classes Called "101"?

Kara Kovalchik

Ever wonder how the number “101” came to describe the basic or introductory level of any and everything?

5 Ideas for the Condom of the Future

Chris Higgins

Condoms have been around for centuries, but they haven't improved much in the last 50 years. So a Grand Challenge was issued: make the condom better!

Morning Cup of Links: A Dog's Seeing-eye Dog

Miss Cellania

15 Famous Actors Who Voiced Video Game Characters

Meredith Danko

It’s not uncommon to come across a familiar voice while playing a video game. Here are a few actors who have lent their voices to CG characters.

11 Word of the Year Candidates Everyone Forgot Immediately

Adrienne Crezo

Hindsight tells us that Word of the Year candidates have not always fared so well.

The Missing Links: Finding Waldo With Math

Colin Patrick

Sex Parties, Scandal, and Booze: 5 Naughty Princesses

Linda Rodriguez McRobbie

No one over the age of Disney really believes that being a princess is really all it's cracked up to be.

Q&A: Reading Rainbow's LeVar Burton

Erin McCarthy

For the past few years, LeVar Burton has been hard at work developing and promoting a Reading Rainbow app. But don't take our word for it: Read our interview with the host!

The Clemson Marching Band's Salute to Nintendo

Jason English

Last Thursday, the Clemson University Tiger Band put on a Nintendo-themed halftime show during the school's 55-31 win over Georgia Tech.

26 of Noah Webster’s Spelling Changes That Didn’t Catch On

Arika Okrent

Noah Webster produced a series of spelling books that dominated American classrooms for almost a century. But not all of his spellings caught on.

What Are the Most Important Historical Sites in the World?

You already know big name destinations like the Great Pyramids, Stonehenge, the Great Barrier Reef, Machu Pichu, and the Taj Mahal. But these lesser-known treasures are also worth the trip.