Homepage MF slider




15 Phat Pieces of 'Clueless' Slang

Angela Tung

In honor of Clueless' 20th birthday (we know—we're totally buggin'!), we're exploring the origins of the movie's most memorable phrases.

How LEGOs are Made

Chris Higgins

Plastic, robots, and more robots.

Do Smarter People Drink More? What 5 Studies Say

Jordan Rosenfeld

As far as the science goes, the jury's still out. You're going to have to find your rationalizations elsewhere.

The 20 Highest-Grossing Movies of All Time

Austin Thompson Hayley Harding

Have you seen them all?

How to Tell When 8 Fruits Are At Their Tastiest

Hannah Keyser

To help prevent that post-produce purchase regret, we've rounded up some tips for picking the ripest, most delicious fruit.

The Invisible Universe Of The Human Microbiome

Chris Higgins

If you've ever wondered what "probiotics" or "prebiotics" are, this is a highly digestible overview.

The Mysterious Case of Skeleton Lake

Chris Higgins

Hundreds of skeletons lie in a frozen lake in India. What happened there?

25 Things You Should Know About Detroit

Sarah Grossbart

You know about the cars—and that Eminem grew up on Eight Mile. But there’s plenty more to learn about Michigan’s most populous city.

How Movie Projectors (Used to) Work

Chris Higgins

If you like to geek out over impressive machinery, here's your chance.

18 Creepy Facts about 'Arachnophobia'

Erin McCarthy

This skin-crawling classic turns 25 today.

Watch Bill Nye Teach Evolution—Using Emojis

Beth Anne Macaluso

[Thumbs-up][Raised hands][Dancing girls]

The 10 Coolest Places You're Not Allowed to Visit

These places have been completely cut off from the outside world.

10 Little Facts About Leptoceratops

Mark Mancini

This horned dino was so tiny, it could've walked under the belly of a Triceratops.

WWI Centennial: Plotting Serbia’s Demise

Erik Sass

An Ancient Elephant May Have Been Biggest Land Mammal Ever

Mark Mancini

The elephant was a 24-ton colossus, 16 feet tall at the shoulder.