To mark its centennial, Finland gives itself the most Finnish gift possible: A new library
December 13, 2018, 8:13 a.m. by Matt Hickman
How else would the world's most literate nation celebrate?
Meet the durian, a tropical fruit you love or hate
December 8, 2018, 12:05 p.m. by Josh Lew
Durian is known for its strong odor. Despite being banned in some hotels and subways, lovers of this unusual fruit go to great lengths for a taste.
The Leaning Tower of Pisa is leaning a bit less these days
December 7, 2018, 9:30 a.m. by Matt Hickman
The bell tower's trademark tilt has decreased by 1.5 inches in under 20 years.
Medieval skeleton with thigh-high leather boots found in Thames
December 5, 2018, 10:57 a.m. by Michael d'Estries
The remains, estimated to date back 500 years, may have belonged to a fisherman or sailor.
Watch 28 trombones gracefully cover Queen's 'Bohemian Rhapsody'
December 4, 2018, 9:46 a.m. by Ben Bolton
It's a beautiful twist on one of the most iconic rock songs of all time.
This fascinating Maori belief says we're all 'walking backward into the future'
December 3, 2018, 10:43 a.m. by Starre Vartan
We can't know the future, but it helps to understand the past.
17 memorable quotes from 'Elf'
The physical feat behind Michael Jackson's anti-gravity illusion
Why your brain can read jumbled letters
6 things you probably didn't know about 'It's a Wonderful Life'
7 Christmas movies you've never heard of (that are actually quite good)
Why do men tell women to smile?