Visitors Soon Might Be Able to Stay Overnight at Versailles

Rebecca OConnell

The popular tourist destination is possibly getting a hotel.

Uranus Used To Be Called the Schoolyard-Friendly Name George

Suzanne Raga

Planet George wouldn't be the butt of nearly as many jokes as Uranus.

Striking Images of Twin Typhoons Captured from Space

Michele Debczak

Two very big storms are brewing over the Pacific

17 Things You Might Not Know About 'The 40-Year-Old Virgin'

Roger Cormier

The world's oldest virgin is turning 10.

Giant "Sky Pool” to Be Built 10 Stories Above the Ground

Rebecca OConnell

Soon, residents of two London apartment buildings will have the opportunity to swim above-ground—10 stories above ground, in a gigantic glass swimming pool.

The Most Interesting Comics of the Week

Rich Barrett

Nanjing: The Burning City, Mox Nox, and more.

How One Inventor Tried to Save America—With Roller Coasters

Caitlin Schneider

With a max speed of 6 miles per hour, the first roller coaster in America was the ultimate (wholesome) thrill.

The Origins of 9 Royal Nicknames

Paul Anthony Jones

The Missing Links: Making the Simpson Kitchen In Real Life

Colin Patrick

You Can Buy Buffalo Bill's House from 'The Silence of the Lambs'

Erin McCarthy

Are you a fan of creepy fictional serial killers? Are you also in the market for a new home? Well, you're in luck.

The Vietnamese Festival Where Ex-Lovers Reunite

Michele Debczak

What might be some people's worst nightmare is a beloved, local tradition in the village of Khau Vai.

10 Things You Might Not Know About Picasso’s 'The Old Guitarist'

Kristy Puchko

Don't be deceived by this seemingly simple painting of a man and his instrument. Pablo Picasso's The Old Guitarist has secrets in its past and in its paint.

Data Scientist Computes the Ultimate European Road Trip

Michele Debczak

45 landmarks in 14 days. Doable, just as long you don't stop to sleep.

The Rage Room Lets You Safely Smash Housewares For $20

Hannah Keyser

Occasionally, you just have to go a little 'Office Space' on something.

A Potential New Treatment for Bats with Deadly White-Nose Syndrome

Tara Smith

The fungal infection has killed more than 5 million bats. Scientists are testing out a new treatment.