The plastic pink flamingo is the official city bird of Madison, WI.
On Fridays, I ask a series of questions to get a conversation going in the comments. Answer one, answer all, or ask your own question. On to this week's topics...
Our eight-part Be More Interesting series will teach you new skills to wow your friends. Today, Max Silvestri learns how to break a board.
The standards for psych experiments weren't always so strict, which is how some of the most famous studies came about.
Mark Ellwood is the author of Bargain Fever: How to Shop in a Discounted World.
Most of us think of international borders as invisible, but clear-cut, lines: stand on one side, and you’re in one country; stand on the other, you’re in another country.
Dedicated TV fans will go above and beyond mere letter-writing to save the shows they love. We've already covered a few shows that fans staged mail-ins to save; here are a few more.
The 27th and final amendment to the U.S.
A new strain of yeast being used by Rogue Brewery in Newport, Oregon, came from a mostly unlikely place—the master brewer’s beard.
A library can operate without a cat, but a library with a cat is special.
In decades past, short films were used in classrooms to show young people how to get along in society. Here we look at mid-century ideals of How To Be Popular.
Until now, the full story of the Trapper Keeper had only been told in a marketing textbook. Here's how your favorite school supply became an icon.