Over the years, your tax dollars have gone toward Osama bin Laden action figures, reconnaissance pigeons, psychedelic drugs, and some homemade porn.
These Indigenous politicians, activists, linguists, teachers, and artists—who work to preserve their heritage and secure civil rights—deserve to be better known.
While there are tons of videos on sites like YouTube that have magic tricks today, before the internet, people learned these spells from books.
Since making his acting debut in 1977, Denzel Washington has appeared in more than 50 movies, where he has awed audiences and garnered critical acclaim by delivering one powerful performance after the next. But there’s much more to the man than his movies
These 11 different Monopoly editions—including Monopoly: Cheaters Edition, 'Game of Thrones' Monopoly, and others—put a fun twist on this classic board game.
Firing Robert De Niro. Struggling with a non-functioning animatronic bear. Spending 40 years on hand-drawn animation. For these reasons and others, these films aren't likely to ever see the light of day.
On September 24, 1991, Nirvana released their second album—and radically changed the face of pop music and altered the cultural landscape for years to come.
Today, Bram Stoker is best known as the author of 'Dracula.' But in life, he was better known as a theatrical manager.
From Kenya to Canada, here are 11 wildlife sanctuaries doing amazing work for animals around the world.
Volcanoes do more than just spew lava. They can usher in revolutions, inspire great works of literature, or even convince people they're seeing ghosts.
These remote treetop getaways are a dream escape for those longing to reconnect with nature or just get away from the grind.
From Quentin Tarantino to Jay and Silent Bob, Hollywood's cinematic universes go way beyond Marvel movies.
From Alice Walker's 'The Color Purple' to Neil Gaiman's 'American Gods,' discover 11 modern classics we think deserve a spot on your bookshelf.
History has seen an assortment of colorful kooks, quacks, and snake oil salesmen who tried to convince the public they could smoke, chew, or drug themselves to a thinner physique.
With the 'Crash Bandicoot' series celebrating its 25th anniversary this September, we're looking back at some of the series's unused ideas and early marketing efforts.
Unfortunately, there’s no official Kidz Bop version of “WAP.” But there’s no shortage of other comical covers to amuse yourself with.
Not everyone is buried six feet under the verdant grass of a cemetery. Some choose to spend eternity at the bottom of the ocean or the top of a high rise.
In the 1970s and 1980s, television was full of commercials featuring unsuspecting consumers discovering their preferred brand of peanut butter or coffee was hot garbage.
The Appalachian Mountains occupy a towering spot in North American cultural identity, thanks in part to the Appalachian Trail. The rugged peaks have been influencing the continent for a lot longer than we’ve been around to appreciate them.
Some eels are big, some are small, and more than a few come with nightmarish jaws. Naturalists have been probing the creatures' mysterious habits for millennia. Here's what you need to know.
Many of these rides from Disneyland's grand opening in 1955 are still staples of the California theme park today.
Almost everyone knows the classic fairy tales like 'Cinderella' and 'Sleeping Beauty.' But you probably haven't heard of 'Hans-My-Hedgehog.'
From the monster ballad stylings of 'Crossfire' to the sugary pop genius of Polly Pocket, here are some of the most memorable toy jingles from the '90s.
Whether they’re adding them to combo meals, or slathering them in sauce and salt, people crave and consume French fries in many ways.