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The Reason America Fell in Love With Zombies Again

The Reason America Fell in Love With Zombies Again

A look back in history at apocalyptic literature reveals some of the same trends that have made zombie apocalypses so popular today.

The ‘Sick’ Reason Students Are Reading Less and Less

The ‘Sick’ Reason Students Are Reading Less and Less

A 9th grade teacher polled his class and found this answer.

Amy Schumer: Unlikely but Persuasive Defender of Marriage

Amy Schumer: Unlikely but Persuasive Defender of Marriage

The often ribald comedian shared some surprising reflections on the importance of marriage.

Why Charles M. Schulz Added a Black Character to the Peanuts Gang

Why Charles M. Schulz Added a Black Character to the Peanuts Gang

It’s a cool story. But have we gone overboard?

Intellectual Takeout Quiz: Key Dates in Western History

Intellectual Takeout Quiz: Key Dates in Western History

Do you recognize the most important dates and events in Western Civilization?

 15 Hilarious Comics That Illustrate the Struggles of Being a Parent

15 Hilarious Comics That Illustrate the Struggles of Being a Parent

Brian Gordon is one dad who understands this just as well as anyone.

3 Ways Hiking Changes Your Brain

3 Ways Hiking Changes Your Brain

Evidence suggests that hiking is not only good for you, but actually changes the makeup of your brain (in a good way).

How Well Do You Know The U.S. Constitution?

How Well Do You Know The U.S. Constitution?

Celebrate Constitution Day with us and see how rights-savvy you truly are!

Lil Wayne Said He Hasn’t Experienced Racism—And People Flipped

Lil Wayne Said He Hasn’t Experienced Racism—And People Flipped

"I have never—and never is a strong word—never dealt with racism."

‘South Park’ Takes Aim at Colin Kaepernick in New Trailer

‘South Park’ Takes Aim at Colin Kaepernick in New Trailer

'Oh no, I just said cops are pigs; Who's gonna help me get my stuff?  Why did I listen to Colin Kaepernick; He's not even any good...'

Miss South Carolina’s Comment on Modesty Makes Waves

Miss South Carolina’s Comment on Modesty Makes Waves

Is Miss America contestant Rachel Wyatt on to something?

How 'Star Trek' Almost Failed to Launch

How 'Star Trek' Almost Failed to Launch

The ingredients of “Star Trek” had been slow-cooking in creator Gene Roddenberry’s brain for years, but pitfalls nearly doomed the show.

Can You Pass This Expansive Classics Quiz And Prove Your Mastery Of Literature?

Can You Pass This Expansive Classics Quiz And Prove Your Mastery Of Literature?

From Homer to Tolkien, test your knowledge on literary classics new and old!

A Few Reasons Why You Should NEVER Let a Dog Lick Your Face

A Few Reasons Why You Should NEVER Let a Dog Lick Your Face

It's even worse than you think. 

Who Said It: Philosopher or Pokemon?

Who Said It: Philosopher or Pokemon?

Pokemon has quite a few deep things hidden in it's text. Can you tell the difference next to some of the most famous philosophers ever?

The Humility, Charity, and Comic Genius of Gene Wilder
Ben-Hur is Surprisingly Good

Ben-Hur is Surprisingly Good

What critics attacking the remake of 'Ben-Hur' are missing. 

QUIZ: How Well Do You Know World History?

QUIZ: How Well Do You Know World History?

Test yourself with these 15 questions on world history.

Why Slow Drivers Should Get Out of the Left Lane

Why Slow Drivers Should Get Out of the Left Lane

Lives are at stake!             

Colin Kaepernick Should Do a Ride Along With Chicago Police

Colin Kaepernick Should Do a Ride Along With Chicago Police

The 49ers’ quarterback, who says police are targeting people of color, might benefit from seeing things from police officers’ perspectives.

The Knitting Revival: A Quest for Life Purpose?

The Knitting Revival: A Quest for Life Purpose?

Would we have healthier and happier children if we focused on instilling more basic skills such as knitting, cooking, and other handicrafts? 

Stop Drinking Coffee and Alcohol for a Year and This Happens

Stop Drinking Coffee and Alcohol for a Year and This Happens

Ever wonder what your life would be like if you suddenly dropped some of the habits that you do regularly?

Tyler Perry Responds to Charge His New Show is ‘Too White’

Tyler Perry Responds to Charge His New Show is ‘Too White’

‘That is so ridiculous, man. People are people. People need to let all that go.’

Can You Identify These Famous People From The Middle Ages?

Can You Identify These Famous People From The Middle Ages?

Here are 20 medieval rulers, saints, men and women depicted in medieval art.

Morgan Freeman Destroys Black History Month
Why the Hell Do People Read Celebrity Self-Help Books?

Why the Hell Do People Read Celebrity Self-Help Books?

If you're seeking self improvement, there might be better places to look than Lindsay Lohan's new book.  

The Definitive Test For World Religions
Children Should be Encouraged to Read Fantasy Fiction

Children Should be Encouraged to Read Fantasy Fiction

Fantasy fiction is often pooh-poohed by academics and intellectuals, but it can whet the appetite for learning.

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