CLOSE
Original image
Filmways Television

The Greatest Relationship in Pop Culture History

Original image
Filmways Television

The greatest relationship in pop culture history: Gomez and Morticia Addams. Has any sitcom mom and pop ever been this demonstrative before or since?
*
Smithsonian researchers discovered an adorable new mammal species called the olinguito. Which is kind of strange, since one has lived in the National Zoo for a year now.
*
Watch a ridiculously high blob launch that may break a world record. It helps when you jump off a cliff to get it going.
*
The Day Bob Dylan Introduces the Beatles to Marijuana. They were not early adopters, but they caught on quickly.
*
What Did The Critics Say About Breaking Bad Before It Premiered Five Years Ago? Yeah, the show got better as it went along, but critics terribly underestimated the value of breaking the rules.
*
The Art of Making a Truly Incredible Bar Mitzvah Video. The party lasts one night, but YouTube stardom is …possibly a long time.
*
The Truth About Angels in the Bible. Their job is neither to grant your wishes nor tend to your well-being.
*
How long is it okay to live with your parents after college? The answer depends on whether you are the parent or the college graduate.
*
Recluses: Private, Exploited, or Self-Destructive? Sometimes we never know the real story, even after it's over.

Original image
iStock
Incredible Teamwork From Little Clownfish
Original image
iStock

Incredible Teamwork From Little Clownfish. An entire family works together to build a new nest for the next generation.

*

10 People Who Survived the Impossible. When their lives were at stake, they rose to the occasion.

*

An Illustrated Look at the Terlingua Chili Cook-Off. In Texas, where chili cook-offs are practically everyday events, this one is the biggie, and it comes with a ton of history.

*

Meet the Actor Behind the New Star Wars Character. Kelly Marie Tran spent years going to auditions, then in 2015, her life changed forever.

*

The Hidden Science and Tech of the Byzantine Empire. The successor to the Roman Empire was responsible for breakthroughs in math, engineering, astronomy, and other sciences.

*

Why the Movies Are So Obsessed With Capes. It's how a costume can add to the drama.

*

The Origin Story of the Peace Sign. It was a call for nuclear disarmament almost 60 years ago.

*

10 Ancient Textiles That Will Blow Your Mind. If only we could get our jeans and socks to last so long.

Original image
iStock
Prescribing Booze During Prohibition
Original image
iStock

The Lucrative Business of Prescribing Booze During Prohibition. Medicinal liquor was a legal loophole that everyone wanted to use.

*

Russell Johnson: More Than "The Professor." The Gilligan's Island star was once a staple of Western movies and TV.

*

How Nick Offerman Is Using Woodworking to Help Americans in Need. Would Works is a nonprofit organization that pays homeless people for helping in a woodworking shop.

*

Mangilaluk’s Highway. The story of an Inuit boy who ran away from residential school illustrates the problems of an entire region.

*

How I Trained My Cats. Chef Jun Yoshizuki explains how his cats can behave so well while he cooks for his YouTube videos.

*

The Underrated Charm of Ice Fishing. Looking at vintage photographs of the pastime is quite charming, as long as we can stay warm inside while we do it.

*

12 Terrible Pieces of Advice for Pregnant Women. When in doubt, ask your doctor.

SECTIONS

arrow
LIVE SMARTER
More from mental floss studios