history

High on History: Why Are There Two Carolinas and Two Dakotas?

Hint: both territories split due to riotous behavior, incompetent governance and a touch of bureaucratic jockeying. Read...
Jane Jones   |   06.9.14   |   SHARE

Material World: Who Is the Richest Man Of All Time?

The answer may surprise you. Read...
Jane Jones   |   06.7.14   |   SHARE

6 Historical Facts that Will Explode Your Sense of Time and Space

Here are some realties that don't jibe with common conceptions of historical eras. Read...
Jane Jones   |   06.5.14   |   SHARE

Top 5 Craziest Failed Political Parties: A Voting Season Special!

In honor of yesterday's primaries, we bring you the wackiest political parties that are no longer with us. Read...
Nikki Gloudeman   |   06.4.14   |   SHARE

Is No-Makeup Shaming the Latest Misogynistic Trend?

Dear world: please stop telling women with no makeup on that they're ugly. Read...
Nikki Gloudeman   |   06.3.14   |   SHARE
Culture

Invoice Your Ex? On Behalf of Women Everywhere—Hell No

Isn't it time we moved past putting a monetary value on women? Read...
Giana Ciapponi    |   06.1.14   |   SHARE
CultureSex + Love

Man Deposits Manhood into ATM (And Other Strange Sex Tales)

Bikes. Ghosts. Hot pockets. What will the drunk and horny turn to next? Read...
Giana Ciapponi    |   05.22.14   |   SHARE
Sex + Love

Daily FYI: "Hysteria" Defense Gets 19-Century Woman Acquitted of Murder Charges

This one's for you ladies. For all the sweet sweet lady-bits that have ended up on the butcher-block, we've got a triumphant tale of ureteral glory. Read...
Katie Tandy   |   05.13.14   |   SHARE