Jeannette Rankin: A Different Kind Of “First” Lady
The pioneering yet often overlooked career of the first women ever in the U.S. Congress.
How Did People Wake Up Before Alarm Clocks?
Even though it's the least enjoyable event of the day, humans sure have come up with a lot of ways to summon it.
How Do Governments Around The World View Abortion?
Abortion remains a hot topic around the world — here's how governments outside the U.S. view the issue.
How The Face Of White Nationalism Changed His Mind On Race
Many regarded Derek Black as the future of white nationalism — but then he went to college, and abandoned the movement entirely.
The 5 Most Disastrous Presidential Inaugurations In U.S. History
Even if Trump's inauguration goes badly, it still may be better than these disastrous inaugurations of years past.
China’s New “Social Credit System” Is Science Fiction Come To Life
We use social media stats to "rank" ourselves, but what happens when the government does it to citizens?
Why Einstein Turned Down The Presidency Of Israel
Had he so desired, the "Father of Relativity" could have been Israel's second president.
Majority Of Americans Unhappy With Trump Transition, New Poll Shows
Two new polls shine light on how Americans view the ever-nearing reality of Donald Trump's presidency.
The Vatican Really, Really Hates Cats
When you're as old as the Catholic Church, you're going to have picked a lot of fights — and some are more absurd than others.
10 Things To Know About Stephen Hawking, The World’s Coolest Scientist
Stephen Hawking is well known for his work in theoretical physics. In honor of his 75th birthday, here are ten fun facts you might not know.