Janis Joplin left $2,500 in her will for her friends to "have a ball after I’m gone."
10 Highlights from Cricket's Strangest Matches
Here's one for the hypochondriacs!
Here are 20 American towns that have really cut the cord from the sources of their names.
In rare, color photos taken before and after the invasion, LIFE photographer Frank Scherschel captured countless other, lesser-known scenes from the run-up to the onslaught and the heady weeks after.
A Cleveland-based start-up is condensing the process to about a week.
The Kansas Historical Society recently released Perry Edward Smith and Richard Eugene Hickock’s inmate case files, which shed light on their lives behind bars.
The “you eat X number of spiders” factoid changes depending on who you ask. Some people says it’s three, others eight, and still others might say as many as several dozen.
Though the KGB denied having a presence at the Sokos Viru Hotel in Tallinn, Estonia, they actually closely monitored the activity of guests and employees. Here's how.
These are names you’ve been wearing, eating, drinking and avoiding your whole life. Here are the faces and stories attached to them.
When we start singing along to these foreign language earworms, we're probably not singing what we think we're singing.
Artificially added nutrients may not make a food “healthy,” but they do stave off several debilitating, and sometimes fatal, diseases of malnutrition. Here are a few of those maladies.
In our Retrobituaries series, we spotlight those departed whose lives are insufficiently celebrated. Here is a look at the life of Major General Thomas Farrell, who died at 75 in 1967.