How a Billy Goat “Cursed” the Chicago Cubs
October 6, 2015

Seventy years after a bar owner cast the infamous “Curse of the Billy Goat” on the Chicago Cubs, take a look back at one of baseball fandom’s strangest superstitions. Read More

Sketches Reveal Nazi Chocolate Bombs
October 5, 2015

Talk about “death by chocolate.” Newly found drawings reveal Nazi booby trap bombs, including an exploding candy bar meant for Winston Churchill. Read More

9 Things You Might Not Know About “Peanuts”
October 2, 2015

On the 65th anniversary of its debut, learn some interesting facts about the famous comic strip Peanuts and its creator. Read More

10 Things You May Not Know About Yosemite National Park
September 30, 2015

On the 125th anniversary of Yosemite National Park’s establishment, read 10 surprising facts about the UNESCO World Heritage Site. Read More

10 Things You May Not Know About James Dean
September 30, 2015

On the 60th anniversary of his tragic death, get the facts on the actor who epitomized coolness and youthful angst. Read More

Items from Titanic’s “Money Boat” Up for Auction
September 29, 2015

Three artifacts linked to the wealthy passengers who escaped the Titanic aboard Lifeboat No. 1 will be auctioned off tomorrow in New York City. Read More

Water Flows on Mars’ Surface, NASA Scientists Say
September 28, 2015

NASA scientists announced today that they have strong evidence that water periodically flows on the surface of Mars, boosting the possibility of life there. Read More

New Dinosaur Found At Edge of the World
September 25, 2015

A newly identified Alaskan hadrosaur lived farther north than any other dinosaur, where muskox and caribou now roam. Read More

The First Kennedy-Nixon Debate, 55 Years Ago
September 24, 2015

Presidential politics entered a new era 55 years ago, when John F. Kennedy and Richard Nixon took part in the first televised debate in American history. Read More

Judge Rules Copyright of “Happy Birthday to You” Invalid
September 24, 2015

A federal judge in Los Angeles has ruled that the longstanding copyright claim on the ubiquitous birthday tune is invalid. Read More