The Week

The magazine that tells you all you need to know about everything that matters.

Diagnosing the Home Alone Burglars' Injuries: A Professional Weighs In
Nordstrom is Selling Jeans Covered in Fake Dirt. They Cost $425.
It Was the Same Temperature in Cairo and Antarctica Today
Meet Quincy: Colorado's Cutest Paperboy
This $18,000 Machine Promises the Perfect Cup of Coffee
'Star Wars' Spin-Off Director Wants You to Know Han Definitely Shot First
Would You Get On This Extremely Unlucky Airplane?
George Lucas's Museum of Narrative Art Will Be Built in Los Angeles
Can You Spot the Problem With This Newspaper's Front Page?
Read the Beautiful Letter Frank Sinatra Wrote to George Michael
Everyone Really Hates the Word "Whatever"
Watch a Man Steal $1.6 Million Worth of Gold in the Middle of Manhattan
Take a Once-in-a-Lifetime Look Inside the Tomb Where Jesus Was Supposedly Buried
California's Chances of Having a Major Earthquake Next Week Just Went Up
Survivors of the Aurora Shooting Have to Pay at Least $700,000 to Theater Chain
American Girl Debuts a Diabetic Care Kit for Dolls
A Brief History of the Guy Fawkes Mask
10 Mnemonic Tricks for Never Forgetting Anything Again
The Original Viral Cat Photographer
Prison Debate Team Victorious Over Harvard Champs
6 Vintage Games We Should Bring Back
6 Bizarre Museums You Can Visit From The Comfort Of Your Desk
9 Creative Alternatives to the Business Card
4 Benefits of Writing by Hand
9 Bizarre and Endearing Inventions From 100 Years Ago
5 Delightful Science Experiments From 100 Years Ago
8 Surprisingly Fun Games Uncle Sam Told Soldiers to Play in 1943
Is Smelling Farts Good for You?
Why Don't Octopuses Get Stuck to Themselves?
8 How-To Books From 100 Years Ago That Are Still (Sort of) Useful
12 Things You Didn't Know Were Named After People
How Rain Helped the Mongols Conquer Asia
Elks, Shriners and Masons: How 6 "Old Man" Frats Got Their Names and Symbols
How to be a Servant Worthy of Downton Abbey
Why Can't You Tickle Yourself?
How to Give Birth 100 Years Ago
11 Insane Movie Props You Can Buy on eBay
What to Expect When You're Expecting (100 Years Ago)
How Did Humans Learn to Paint in Three Dimensions?
5 Reasons Pets are Great for the Workplace
7 Insights on Writing from Nobel Prize Winner Alice Munro
6 People Who Survived Their Own Executions
7 Internet Memes Who Sued
5 Disturbing Historical Practices You Should Never, Ever Try
5 Great Skincare Tips (From 100 Years Ago)
5 Easy Tips for Better Hair (From the Early 1900s)
5 of the Fiercest One-Liners in History
5 Ways to Avoid Being Rude (According to 100-Year-Old Etiquette Rules)
Where Did the 8 Glasses of Water A Day Myth Come From?
The True Origin Stories of 7 Happy Words


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