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The Top Ten Richest People Of All Time

The Top Ten Richest People Of All Time

Bill Gates barely cracks the top ten.
Why The Republican Party’s Founders Wouldn’t Recognize It Today

Why The Republican Party’s Founders Wouldn’t Recognize It Today

On everything from infrastructure to immigration, the Republican Party has transformed beyond belief.
The Sad Origins Of Why We Tell Kids Not To Take Candy From A Stranger

The Sad Origins Of Why We Tell Kids Not To Take Candy From A Stranger

Before Adam Walsh and Etan Patz' disappearances galvanized millions, there was the sad story of Charley Ross.
4 Popular Myths About July Fourth And American Independence

4 Popular Myths About July Fourth And American Independence

You and your teachers have been getting a whole lot wrong.
Researchers Uncover Fabled Holocaust Escape Tunnel In Lithuania

Researchers Uncover Fabled Holocaust Escape Tunnel In Lithuania

Evidence of daring escape finally found after 70 years.
7 Audacious Hoaxes That Fooled The World

7 Audacious Hoaxes That Fooled The World

These fearless tricksters actually succeeded in fooling the world.
The Contentious History Of The “Happy Birthday” Song

The Contentious History Of The “Happy Birthday” Song

How one well-known company used the song to cheat its way into millions of dollars.
What We Loved This Week, Jun. 19 – 25

What We Loved This Week, Jun. 19 – 25

Knowing why they were done doesn't make things any better.
The Boring Day Jobs Of Your Favorite Authors

The Boring Day Jobs Of Your Favorite Authors

What Stephen King, James Joyce, and others did to make ends meet.
400-Year-Old Artifacts Uncovered At First English Settlement In The New World

400-Year-Old Artifacts Uncovered At First English Settlement In The New World

Archaeologists at Roanoke Island, North Carolina have just found 400-year-old artifacts believed to be from the mysterious Lost Colony, the first English settlement in North America.
21 Oscar Wilde Quotes To Add Some Wit To Your Day

21 Oscar Wilde Quotes To Add Some Wit To Your Day

These are the most biting quips you've ever heard.