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Crazy Ancient Weapons From Around The World!

By Becky FerreiraMarch 20, 2015

Humans have a knack for coming up with ingenious new ways to maim each other, and this warlike streak has arguably defined...More  →

Crazy Ancient Weapons From Around The World!
A New Sherlock Holmes Story-FOR REAL? Plus 9 Other Posthumous Manuscripts

A New Sherlock Holmes Story-FOR REAL? Plus 9 Other Posthumous Manuscripts

By Nicole DiekerFebruary 26, 2015

If there's one thing avid readers hate, it's coming to the end of an author's entire collected works and realizing there won't...More  →

Old Timey Cures For Illness That Totally Sucked

By Abbey ClarkeFebruary 23, 2015

Medicine is an ever-evolving science, and hoo boy have there been some missing links in that chain! While we might like to...More  →

Old Timey Cures For Illness That Totally Sucked

THE MINDHUT PRESENTS Brainy Battles: Week Two!

By Robert PunchurFebruary 16, 2015

The Mindhut can’t pretend to know what happens after death. If we claimed as much it would be equal parts presumptuous, controversial,...More  →

THE MINDHUT PRESENTS Brainy Battles: Week Two!
The World's Geekiest Crimes Prove That Criminals Are Just Like Us, Except That They're Criminals

The World's Geekiest Crimes Prove That Criminals Are Just Like Us, Except That They're Criminals

By Christopher GatesFebruary 16, 2015

Sci-fi and fantasy are full of loveable rogues: Han Solo, the Dread Pirate Roberts, Malcolm Reynolds. The list goes on and on....More  →

These Are the World's Oldest Languages...Maybe

By Andrew WardFebruary 10, 2015

Trying to determine the world's oldest language is like trying to get a definitive answer on the greatest Doctor in Doctor Who...More  →

These Are the World's Oldest Languages...Maybe

Take Our Super Political Presidents Quiz!

By Dan SteinFebruary 6, 2015

No matter what people say, Presidents are still an important part of American society. There have been bad and good ones, but...More  →

Take Our Super Political Presidents Quiz!
Will The Real Agent Carter Please Stand Up? 6 Kick-Butt Female Spies from History

Will The Real Agent Carter Please Stand Up? 6 Kick-Butt Female Spies from History

By Christopher GatesFebruary 6, 2015

A super-suave secret agent? Check. A woman who relies on her brains, not her body, to get things done? Check. A lady...More  →

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Damaged Medieval Pages That Surprisingly Look Like Art

By Lisa GranshawJanuary 29, 2015

When you look at this image, is your first thought that it’s an intended work of art? If it is, think again!...More  →

Damaged Medieval Pages That Surprisingly Look Like Art

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  →

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