Do Giraffes Get Struck by Lightning More Than Other Animals? They do kind of look like lightning rods.

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Masabumi Hosono survived the Titanic, but not the public’s scorn. As the only Japanese aboard, he drew publicity just for getting into a lifeboat.

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How a Star Wars Superfan Scoured the Earth for Space Debris. Brandon Alinger started building his own lightsaber when he was 12, and now is the world's premiere collector of authentic Star Wars props.

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In addition to developing the telephone, Alexander Graham Bell did extensive research in aerodynamics. From 1898 to 1912, he experimented with a tetrahedral structure for kites to lessen the weight-to-surface area ratio to enable humans to fly.

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7 Everyday Experiences Other Countries Do Way Differently. In this list, "other countries" include Los Angeles and Florida.

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The Forgotten Man Who Transformed Journalism in America. Lowell Thomas was the first superstar journalist of the broadcast era.

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Is Amazon too big? After the acquisition of Whole Foods, you might wonder if there's any retail outlet they won't buy out.

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The Stories Behind 20 Famous Car Logos. There are actual reasons why those familiar symbols look the way they do.