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Why John Green Makes Us Optimistic (NO, REALLY!) About the Future of Earth

Why John Green Makes Us Optimistic (NO, REALLY!) About the Future of Earth

By Josh PeriloJanuary 8, 2015

To be fair, it's John, Hank, and the entire Crash Course team. In one of the latest episodes of their "Big History"...More  →

Top 4 Mysteries That Have Never Been Solved

Top 4 Mysteries That Have Never Been Solved

By Dan SteinJanuary 5, 2015

Mysteries are always great fun to solve. They can challenge the mind and push people to their limits in terms of problem...More  →

Why Working, Eating, and LIVING in Medieval Times Was Super Hard

Why Working, Eating, and LIVING in Medieval Times Was Super Hard

By Abbey ClarkeDecember 16, 2014

We've all dreamed about living in medieval times, being a lord or lady caught up in the action of swordplay or in...More  →

The 15 Best Portrayals of Satan in Books, Movies, and Television

The 15 Best Portrayals of Satan in Books, Movies, and Television

By Becky FerreiraNovember 13, 2014

You have to hand it to Satan: he's got some serious staying power. For thousands of years, writers have been inspired to...More  →

Ancient Texts That Are Probably Packed With Crazy Secrets

Ancient Texts That Are Probably Packed With Crazy Secrets

By Becky FerreiraNovember 12, 2014

Recently, an interdisciplinary team of researchers used ultraviolet light to decode hidden text on a Medieval map of the world—the same map,...More  →

Gotta Elect 'Em All! Check Out These Pokemon Presidents!

Gotta Elect 'Em All! Check Out These Pokemon Presidents!

By Andrew TavinNovember 11, 2014

Midterm elections just happened, and honestly we can't think of anything more patriotic than American presidents re-imagined as Japanese monsters! So it's...More  →

The History of the Ghost Story

The History of the Ghost Story

By Ashley Brooke RobertsOctober 22, 2014

Here we are: days away from the scariest time of year (besides, of course, February, when the holidaze has passed and we...More  →

The Ten Most Devastating Battles in History

The Ten Most Devastating Battles in History

By Becky FerreiraOctober 2, 2014

If you've ever read Sun Tzu's influential treatise The Art of War, you already know that all battles are inherently devastating, no...More  →

The 5 Largest Swords in History

The 5 Largest Swords in History

By Steven RomanoAugust 6, 2014

The technological face of warfare may have changed by leaps and bounds over the millennia, but one adage has remained a constant on...More  →

The Mighty Marvel Comics Chronology

The Mighty Marvel Comics Chronology

By Steven RomanoAugust 1, 2014

It's Marvel Day at your local Barnes and Noble, sponsored by Get Pop Cultured. But in our NOT SO HUMBLE opinion, every...More  →