14 Final Jeopardy! Questions Everybody Got Wrong
Jeopardy may be fun to watch, but you can't help but feel for the contestants when they get hit with...
Why Do Justices Wear Black Robes?
The robes Supreme Court justices wear weren't always black. In fact, some were a variety of different colors.
Here’s Why There Isn’t a Single Stop Sign in Paris
It has to do with Paris's traffic laws... and a possible stop sign heist.
Why These 5 States Hold Odd-Year Elections
Out of 50 states, only five—Mississippi, Kentucky, Virginia, New Jersey, and Louisiana—hold elections for state officials in odd-numbered years. Here's...
Why Do Leaves Change Color in the First Place?
You can count on the leaves to put on their show every year, but how do they do it?
11 Sunken Ships Around the World—And the True Stories Behind Them
Because no one can resist tales of a shipwreck.
Why September Is the Most Popular Month for Birthdays
Nine of the ten most common birthdays are in September. Is yours one of them?
9 Animals That Aren’t as Dangerous as You Think
It turns out, sharks and other scary creatures aren't actually that deadly.
5 Traits You Didn’t Know You Inherit from Mom (and 4 You Inherit from Dad)
Here's why men can't blame their mothers for their receding hairline anymore.
19 of the Strangest Unsolved Mysteries of All Time
Get ready to have the hair on the back of your neck stand on end because these unsolved mysteries are...
Here’s Who Decides What Goes on a Postage Stamp
Believe it or not, there's a whole committee dedicated to stamp design.
11 Fascinating Facts About One World Trade Center
One World Trade (formerly known as the Freedom Tower) has become an architectural and emotional force in Lower Manhattan. Here's...
Can You Guess the Candy Without Its Wrapper?
You can surely identify every candy by its wrapper but how many can you guess correctly when the candy is...
This Is What Hurricane Categories Really Mean
Hurricanes are dangerous no matter the category, but there's a major difference between a tree branch snapping and that entire...
The U.S. States Most Prone to Natural Disasters
Driven by climate change, natural disasters across the United States are getting more extreme, more costly, and more deadly.