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Glory Day: Lancaster's Brief Stint as Our Nation's Capital

Ethan Trex

On this date in 1777—and only this date—the capital of the U.S. was in the heart of Amish Country.

8 Steps to Get Your Financial Life on Track

Presented by Allstate.

5 Tips for Talking Politics at Work

Cara Newlon

It is possible to have productive conversations around politics with your coworkers.

Battles of Morval and Thiepval Ridge

Erik Sass

Erik Sass is covering the events of the war exactly 100 years after they happened. This is the 250th installment in the series.

15 Unexpected Facts About Military Research From Mary Roach’s 'Grunt'

Shaunacy Ferro

The U.S. military studies everything from uniform button placement to traveler's diarrhea to organ transplants with the same intense rigor.

Ample Hills Releases New Election Season Ice Cream Flavors

Anna Green

Ample Hills has created deliciously silly ice cream flavors called “Madam President” and “Make America Orange Again.”

Plumes on Europa May Enable the Hunt for Alien Life

David W Brown

Jupiter's moon Europa is one of the most promising places for life in the solar system.

Power Pose Effects Aren’t Real, Says Co-Author of Original Study

Anna Green

Adopting a power pose may not actually help you feel more powerful, according to researcher Dana Carney.

Researchers Restore the First Computer-Generated Music Ever Made

Anna Green

Researchers have restored Alan Turing's first experiments in computer-generated music.

11 Whammy-Free Facts About ‘Press Your Luck’

Garin Pirnia

“Big money, big money, no whammy, no whammy—stop!”

The 19th Century Manual That Claimed the Color Blue Could Cure All Ills

Shaunacy Ferro

A retired Civil War general's assertions about the color blue led to what was known as the "Blue-glass craze."

9 Facts That Tell the True Story of Johnny Appleseed

Kristy Puchko

Pediatricians Recommend Including Eggs and Peanuts in Babies’ Diets

Kate Horowitz

Studies have concluded that small, early doses of common food triggers can protect kids from developing allergies.

Aerial Drone Footage Takes Viewers Soaring Above Versailles

Michele Debczak

Experience the 17th century marvel from a stunning perspective.

4 Ways You Can Register to Vote in Less Than 5 Minutes

Kirstin Fawcett

The process doesn't have to be tedious or time-consuming.