Carly Simon’s dad is the Simon of Simon and Schuster.
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.
Breaking Bad star Bryan Cranston has signed on to play blacklisted screenwriter Dalton Trumbo. That might not be familiar to everyone, but if you like classic movies, you probably know his work.
Reader Erica writes in to ask, “If you fell into a volcano, how would you die? Would you sink and drown in the lava or get burned to death on the surface before you could go under?”