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Leave Me ALONE: States That Wanted to Secede

Leave Me ALONE: States That Wanted to Secede

By Ashley Brooke RobertsJanuary 30, 2014

This is the United States of America! Ain’t it purty? So many different shapes coming together to make one big ole’ quilt for...More  →

Geek Culture Throughout History

Geek Culture Throughout History

By Becky FerreiraJanuary 14, 2014

It's no secret that geeks rule the 21st Century. Suddenly, it's super-cool to be super-smart, and we've all been free to wax...More  →

The Top 20 Biggest Lies in History

The Top 20 Biggest Lies in History

By Becky FerreiraJanuary 9, 2014

We've all heard some pretty big whoppers in our day, but these outrageous fibs truly take the cake. Jump in to witness...More  →

Amazing Presidential Hair Through History

Amazing Presidential Hair Through History

By Becky FerreiraDecember 19, 2013

Presidential history buffs could riff for hours about the strengths and weaknesses of each Commander-in-Chief. Policy, background, circumstance—many factors affect a president's...More  →

Grace Hopper, Queen of Computers, is 107 Today!

Grace Hopper, Queen of Computers, is 107 Today!

By Josh PeriloDecember 9, 2013

If you've been on Google today, you saw a doodle of a woman sitting at a VERY OLD computer. That happens to...More  →

Great Presidents Who Made GREAT BIG Mistakes

Great Presidents Who Made GREAT BIG Mistakes

By Clark AycockNovember 19, 2013

Today we know almost instantly when a president makes a mistake. Health care website is slow? It's all over Twitter in minutes....More  →

Rainbow Colored Dinosaurs?! THEY EXISTED!

Rainbow Colored Dinosaurs?! THEY EXISTED!

By Clark AycockNovember 5, 2013

Ancient animal geeks (aka, paleontologists) are able to tell us more and more about what life was like a lonnnnnng time ago....More  →

The Sordid (But Fascinating!) History of Poison

The Sordid (But Fascinating!) History of Poison

By Abbey ClarkeSeptember 19, 2013

POISON. It’s deadly. It’s creepy. And man oh man, has it got a history. The sordid tales of poison throughout the ages...More  →

4 Most Insanely Unreal Coincidences in History

4 Most Insanely Unreal Coincidences in History

By Scott GreenstoneJuly 23, 2013

We can prove to you right now that truth is stranger than fiction—that what we call "reality" is probably a cheap floral...More  →