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Super Bowl Quiz
From commercials to halftime shows to football.
ARLINGTON, TX - DECEMBER 16: Tony Romo #9 of the Dallas Cowboys at Cowboys Stadium on December 16, 2012 in Arlington, Texas. Playing against the Pittsburgh Steelers
An Inconvenient Truth: 10 Years Hence
It's been 10 years since the release of An Inconvenient Truth, a film that attempted to convince the public that...
Al Gore in the documentary An Inconvenient Truth, 2006 directed by Davis Guhhenheim
The Haggis! Burns Night in Scotland
Scotland and its national poet are celebrated on January 25, the anniversary of the birth of Robert Burns.
Scottish Haggis, Burns Night, whiskey
Richard Lemon Lander
Richard Lemon Lander, British explorer of West Africa who traced the course of the lower Niger River to its delta. He accompanied...
Richard Lander, detail from an oil painting by W. Brockedow, c. 1835; in the National Portrait Gallery, London
Otto Gessler
Otto Gessler, German minister of war during the Weimar Republic who was instrumental in rebuilding the country’s armed forces...
Gessler, detail from an oil painting after a photograph, 1916
Pyotr Lavrov
Pyotr Lavrov, Russian Socialist philosopher whose sociological thought provided a theoretical foundation for the activities...
10 Animals With Evolutionary Traits Plucked Straight Out of a Nightmare
Someone call Mr. Sandman, because these strange animals will keep you up at night.
Japanese spider crab
Sixten Jernberg
Sixten Jernberg, Swedish skier who was one of the most successful cross-country skiers of his era, amassing nine Olympic...
10 Great Sports Rivalries
Keep your friends close and your enemies closer.
NBA Lakers Celtics Finals Kevin Garnett shooting.
Leo, count von Caprivi
Leo, count von Caprivi, distinguished soldier who was Bismarck’s successor as Germany’s imperial chancellor during 1890–94....
Leo, Graf von Caprivi
8 Masterpieces of Islamic Architecture
Take a tour of a few of the Islamic world’s great monuments
Inside the Suleymaniye Mosque on may 25, 2013 in Istanbul, Turkey. The Suleymaniye Mosque is the largest mosque in the city, and one of the best-known sights of Istanbul.
U.S. Death Toll During Major Events
Explore an infographic that compares the number of deaths caused by major events in United States history.
Bar graph of the United States Death Toll during major events. infographic
Joseph Priestley
Joseph Priestley, English clergyman, political theorist, and physical scientist whose work contributed to advances in liberal...
Joseph Priestley
Sir Muhammad Zafrulla Khan
Sir Muhammad Zafrulla Khan, Pakistani politician, diplomat, and international jurist, known particularly for his representation...
Muhammad Zafrulla Khan
Alberto Cavalcanti
Alberto Cavalcanti, Brazilian-born director-producer, screenwriter, and art director of motion pictures in the mid-20th century...
Louis Dudek
Louis Dudek, Canadian poet noted for his development of the nonnarrative long poem. Educated at McGill University (where...