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David Lynch Facts Almost As Strange As His Films

David Lynch Facts Almost As Strange As His Films

Venture down the rabbit hole into the weirdest mind in cinema.
What Your Favorite Foods Look Like Before Harvest And Processing

What Your Favorite Foods Look Like Before Harvest And Processing

From bananas to coffee to chocolate, you'd never guess what some of your favorite foods look like while still in plant form.
The Mysterious Lives Of 18th Century Garden Hermits

The Mysterious Lives Of 18th Century Garden Hermits

The ceramic garden gnomes we see today have a very human β€” and very solemn β€” past.
The Curious Indian Lake Where Skeletons Wash Ashore

The Curious Indian Lake Where Skeletons Wash Ashore

Over the years, researchers have discovered hundreds of human skeletons along the edges of this otherwise pristine body of water.
Dealing With Grief: Japanese Phone Booth Connects The Living And The Dead

Dealing With Grief: Japanese Phone Booth Connects The Living And The Dead

Called "the phone of the wind," this device allows Japanese mourners to leave messages for those who died in the 2011 earthquake.
Lily Dale, New York: One Of Spiritualism’s Last Bastions

Lily Dale, New York: One Of Spiritualism’s Last Bastions

Maybe Lily Dale, New York is just like any other town. But its reputation as "the most psychic town in America" certainly suggests otherwise.
When Cigarettes Were For Kids

When Cigarettes Were For Kids

For decades, child smoking was a commonplace occurrence.
How A Religious Quack Founded The Weirdest Town In The U.S.

How A Religious Quack Founded The Weirdest Town In The U.S.

Believe it or not, someone named a town "Zzyzx" in order to make money.
New Discovery Shows Humans’ Earliest Ancestor Was A Tiny, Anus-Less Mouth

New Discovery Shows Humans’ Earliest Ancestor Was A Tiny, Anus-Less Mouth

The fossil is about 540 million years old.
A Giant Ball Of Rats: Are Rat Kings Real Or Mere Myth?

A Giant Ball Of Rats: Are Rat Kings Real Or Mere Myth?

The idea of a massive rat made up of many rats is terrifying. But it may be only that: an idea.
How Drugs Fueled The Nazis’ Rise And Fall

How Drugs Fueled The Nazis’ Rise And Fall

Despite Hitler's anti-drug rhetoric, Nazi Germany used a little courage pill called Pervitin to take Europe by storm. Turns out it was pure methamphetamine.