The Cars People Keep For 15 Years. Nine of the top 15 models are the same brand; maybe you can guess which one it is.

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The British Once Built a 1100-Mile Hedge Through the Middle of India. Built to thwart smuggling, it was more trouble than they expected.

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Jeff Bezos is Now the Richest Person Ever, But Only Because Bill Gates is So Generous. Christmas shopping put the Amazon founder's net worth past $105 billion.

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Black Friday 1889: The Johnstown Flood. The most famous disaster in American history earned its reputation.

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Dressing Up to Get Your Driver's License Picture Made? With this family, it's a wacky tradition.

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Names Written in Blood. Political prisoners in Syria devised a way to sneak a list of names out, so their families would know they were alive.

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6 Embarrassing Things We All Do—and Why. Take comfort in the fact that you're not alone.