Joined: Apr 8, 2015
The University of Illinois knows that the holidays can be frustrating, and sometimes all you need to hear is a reassuring carol—no matter what time of day.
Did you know the Queen of England owns all the unclaimed mute swans in all of Britain? Well, she does, and she makes sure to count them every third week in July. It’s called the Swan Upping and it is just as amazing as you might think.
Han shot first.
It took 86 years for the state to finally get it right.
A quick look at the ways we protected ourselves from UV rays before the advent of modern sunscreen will make you thankful that all you need to stay safe in the sun is a friend to do your back.
Today is acclaimed author Barbara Kingsolver’s 60th birthday. Let’s celebrate by taking a closer look at her most renowned novel.