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From Surf Gangs to Segmented Sleep: This Week's Curios

Justin Kitch | Posted 04.29.2016 | Education
Justin Kitch

Last week's Curios covered surf gangs, Game of Thrones statistics, and the passing of Silicon Valley coach Bill Campbell.

From the History of OK to Curio #1,000: This Week's Curios

Justin Kitch | Posted 04.25.2016 | Education
Justin Kitch

Every day of the year, Curious.com CEO Justin Kitch writes a quirky fact, known as the Daily Curio, intended to tickle the brains of lifelong learners...

From Tumbling Cats to Musical Roads: This Week's Curios

Justin Kitch | Posted 04.15.2016 | Education
Justin Kitch

Every day of the year, Curious.com CEO Justin Kitch writes a quirky fact, known as the Daily Curio, intended to tickle the brains of lifelong learners...

10 Things You Didn't Know About Ranch Dressing

Thrillist | Posted 04.12.2016 | Taste
Thrillist

By: Julianne Feder Credit: Joshua Resnick/Shutterstock America's most beloved dressing, a nutritionist's nightmare, and pizza aficionados' greatest...

From Arbol de la Muerte to Zapf Dingbats: This Week's Curios

Justin Kitch | Posted 04.08.2016 | Education
Justin Kitch

Every day of the year, Curious.com CEO Justin Kitch writes a quirky fact, known as the Daily Curio, intended to tickle the brains of lifelong learners...

From Berserk Llama Syndrome to Acoustic Pest Detection: This Week's Curios

Justin Kitch | Posted 04.01.2016 | Education
Justin Kitch

Every day of the year, Curious.com CEO Justin Kitch writes a quirky fact, known as the Daily Curio, intended to tickle the brains of lifelong learners...

How Logical Are We, Really?

Terry Newell | Posted 03.30.2016 | Impact
Terry Newell

In a mea culpa Op-Ed, New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof recently took himself and the press to task for allowing Donald Trump to use the media to his advantage. "We were lap dogs, not watchdogs" he admitted.

From Kindergarten Math Geeks to Spring Break Economics: This Week's Curios

Justin Kitch | Posted 03.28.2016 | Education
Justin Kitch

Last week's Curios covered kindergarten math geeks, dancing grannies, and the correlation between Nicolas Cage movies and drowning deaths.

From Ancient Egyptian Anomalies to Old-School Dating: This Week's Curios

Justin Kitch | Posted 03.18.2016 | Education
Justin Kitch

Every day of the year, Curious.com CEO Justin Kitch writes a quirky fact, known as the Daily Curio, intended to tickle the brains of lifelong learners...

From Artful Money Laundering to Dehydrated Cheese Powder: This Week's Curios

Justin Kitch | Posted 03.14.2016 | Education
Justin Kitch

Every day of the year, Curious.com CEO Justin Kitch writes a quirky fact, known as the Daily Curio, intended to tickle the brains of lifelong learners...

The Coen Brothers Reveal 'Fargo' Is Based On A True Story After All

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 03.08.2016 | Entertainment

Dontcha know it's been 20 years since "Fargo" was released? The comedy/crime thriller put the Coen brothers on the map. It was a success at the box of...

7 Major 'Sabrina' Mysteries Finally Get Answered

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 03.06.2016 | Entertainment

Harry Potter is nice, but long before we were worrying about Hogwarts letters, someone else was casting a spell on us, man. Sabrina Spellman came into...

From Travel Hacking to the Science of Lightning: This Week's Curios

Justin Kitch | Posted 03.04.2016 | Education
Justin Kitch

Every day of the year, Curious.com CEO Justin Kitch writes a quirky fact, known as the Daily Curio, intended to tickle the brains of lifelong learners...

From World Cup Trophy Capers to Violin Design: This Week's Curios

Justin Kitch | Posted 02.26.2016 | Media
Justin Kitch

Last week's Curios covered Excel art, dark matter, and how soccer's most prized trophy went missing.

From Mysterious Manuscripts to Superb Selfies: This Week's Curios

Justin Kitch | Posted 02.24.2016 | Education
Justin Kitch

Every day of the year, Curious.com CEO Justin Kitch writes a quirky fact, known as the Daily Curio, intended to tickle the brains of lifelong learners...

From the Economics of Love to Robot Gamers: This Week's Curios

Justin Kitch | Posted 02.15.2016 | Education
Justin Kitch

Every day of the year, Curious.com CEO Justin Kitch writes a quirky fact, known as the Daily Curio, intended to tickle the brains of lifelong learners...

From Hippos in Britain to Confiscated Avocados: This Week's Curios

Justin Kitch | Posted 02.09.2016 | Education
Justin Kitch

Last week's Curios covered the cost of a Super Bowl ad, what happens to all of the food that gets confiscated at airports, and why swearing might be good for you.

13 Percent of Alaskans Live in No-Man's Land

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 02.03.2016 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

by Ken Jennings, Condé Nast Traveler Photo: Courtesy of Google Ken Jennings explores the unorganized territory smack in the middle of the America'...

Mommy Dearest Needs a Time Out

Rebecca Corry | Posted 02.02.2016 | Comedy
Rebecca Corry

Dogs and kids are both innocent, helpless, vulnerable and rely solely on us for absolutely everything. They love, trust, whine, have needs and should be treated with love and respect. Sadly, both are victimized daily by our species.

From Sleeping Positions to Healing Musicians: This Week's Curios

Justin Kitch | Posted 02.02.2016 | Science
Justin Kitch

Last week's Curios covered the perils of sleeping on your left side, the healing power of music, and Utah Senator Orrin Hatch.

Forensic Facts From the Fatal Franklin Expedition

Garry Rodgers | Posted 01.19.2016 | Science
Garry Rodgers

The 1845 expedition led by Sir John Franklin to find the Northwest Passage was one of the biggest disasters in exploration history.

5 Things You Didn't Know About David Bowie, Even If You Were Obsessed

The Huffington Post | Todd Van Luling | Posted 01.11.2016 | Entertainment

"I don't know where I'm going from here, but I promise it won't be boring." -- David Bowie in 1997 at his 50th birthday concert in Madison Square Gard...

From Pineapple Rental to the Science of 'Dad Bod': This Week's Curios

Justin Kitch | Posted 01.08.2016 | Science
Justin Kitch

Last week's Curios covered the 18th century practice of renting pineapples, why school buses are painted yellow, and the science of 'dad bod'.

Kanye West Scrambling To Make Sure He’s Still Cool With LeBron

The Huffington Post | Justin Block | Posted 01.08.2016 | Sports

Kanye West hopped on Twitter early Friday morning to dispell any notions that he insulted LeBron James, Nike's de facto poster boy, on his recently re...

Progress requires the tenacious pursuit of understanding. How much do you trust science?

Jacques Henri Taylor | Posted 01.07.2016 | Science
Jacques Henri Taylor

Invoking the name of science is a potent way to assure people of the validity of a method, product, service, or idea. When we read or hear "scientific...