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John Romulus Brinkley made a name for himself by implanting goat testicles into the testicles of impotent human men, seemingly curing them. But that was just the beginning for Brinkley.
Don't believe that old cliché about middle-aged dogs and new tricks. Here are 10 people who've successfully started anew.
You might think you’re saying “This is awkward…” while your friend is getting “I am shocked and appalled!”
From cranberry sauce to corned beef and cabbage, here's how we got 15 (sometimes polarizing) classics.
The meaning of divination cards has changed over time, shaped by each era’s culture and the needs of individual users.
As long as it’s not especially long-lasting, a burst of human jet fuel can be a good thing. Here’s how.
Geeks are a passionate lot, and there's no better way to wear that louder or prouder than on one's sleeve—literally.
Oklahummus! Alahama! New Pork! Here are all 50 states reimagined as different types of food by Foodiggity.
When Iran's President declared Iran free of gays, a photographer set out to discover where they'd gone.
For most people, it's hard to figure out what you want to be when you grow up. For Sumo wrestlers, it's even harder.
This proportional map infographic created by Alberto Lucas Lopéz for the 'South China Morning Post' shows the world's largest languages.
Peter Rowe’s path carves a 372-mile loop through a landscape that looks extraterrestrial: the South Australian outback.
Learn 10 things you might not know about Belgian painter Rene Magritte's painting, 'The Son of Man.'
A computer science and philosophy major–turned–actor on HBO’s Silicon Valley who also hosts a podcast for X-Files fans in his spare time, Kumail Nanjiani has the kind of career we admire most: one that’s a testament to studying hard, sticking with it, and
Haunted, sinister, evil or just plain weird—for those who dream about traveling the world, welcome to your nightmare. These places will blast chills down your spine.
The phrase, "What's the deal with..." is so synonymous with a specific brand of '90s observational comedy, I bet you just read those words in Jerry Seinfeld's voice. It's funny because he always said it! Or did he?
Once a year, Brittany Janaszak undertakes her biggest dusting of all, hopping in an aerial lift, strapping on a safety harness, and vacuuming off the museum's 94-foot-long blue whale.
What starts with a C and wakes you up first thing in the morning? If you said coffee, you’re half right. But the other half you may not have considered.
Here are a few of the priciest minifigs LEGO has produced. Are any of these stashed away in your toy box?
In the years since the final book was published, J.K. Rowling has talked a lot about what happened to Harry and his friends.
He plays to tie, goes fishing for Daily Doubles, and is drawing the wrath of strangers on social media.