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History | History

John W. Jones: The Runaway Slave Who Buried Nearly 3000 Confederate Soldiers

He saved lives on the Underground Railroad—then cared for the Confederate dead.

Pets & Animals | Cat & Dog Resources

How Different Breeds Seek Eye Contact Differently

Staring into your dog's eyes is a joyous experience. As a matter of fact, it releases oxytocin, known as the love hormone, in you and your dog. That's the

Business & Finance | Business

50 Big Companies that Started with Little or No Money

There’s a widespread belief among founders that venture capital is a precursor to success. It is true that VC is a common denominator of the most successful tech startups, but it isn’t a…

Psychology | Personality


Funny thing about this word… We use it to imply “merely” when what we really mean is just the opposite. “Can you just tweak this design?” “Can you just re-write this page?” “Can you just tell us wh…

Entertainment | Miscellanneous Trek

12 wonderful William Shatner television performances beyond Star Trek

Shatner has played everything from a drug lord to an astronaut who can talk with dolphins.

Family & Parenting | Kids

Math questions from the SATs that everyone gets wrong

The SAT doesn't just test how good you are at math, reading, and writing — it tests how good you are at taking the SAT. Can you solve these 8 common problems?

Politics | Politics

Trump replaces McMaster with Bolton as national security adviser

President Trump announced Thursday he will be replacing national security adviser H.R. McMaster with former United State Ambassador to the United Nations John Bolton.

News | The News

This is the officer who stopped the Maryland school shooter

The officer who confronted the Maryland school shooter Tuesday was identified as 34-year-old Blaine Gaskill, a veteran sheriff’s deputy with SWAT training. A six-year St. Mary’s County sheriff’s de…

Business & Finance | Business

2 Tools That Can Help Small Business Owners with Reminders, Invoicing and Time Management

Having the right toolbox can help with making sure opportunities don't fall through the cracks.

Science & Technology | Technology

One of the youngest fund managers in the U.S. just launched her own accelerator, too | TechCrunch

Last August, we told you about Laura Deming, a New Zealand native who was home schooled before moving halfway around the world as a 12-year-old to work alongside Cynthia Kenyon, a renowned molecular biologist who specializes in the genetics of aging. Sh

Science & Technology | Technology

David Pogue's Rated:App: Human Anatomy Atlas 2018

Yahoo Finance's David Pogue reviews Human Anatomy Atlas 2018, an app that gives you an interactive, incredibly detailed, medically accurate jaw-dropping 3-D view of the human body.

Music | Music

Capitol Punishment the Band Punk Music Video "Elephant Man"

Capitol Punishment the Band Punk Music Video "Elephant Man" #PunkRock #Music

    Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

    The Puzzle Of Quantum Reality

    Despite the incredibly accurate predictions of quantum theory, there's a lot of disagreement over what it says about reality — or even whether it says anything at all about it, says guest Adam Becker.

    News | Interesting Stories

    One JFK conspiracy theory that could be true - CNN

    An expert weighs in on several conspiracy theories surrounding the assassination of President John F. Kennedy.

    Science & Technology | Technology

    How to use Facebook while giving it the minimum amount of personal data

    The Cambridge Analytica revelations illustrate why we can’t trust Facebook to police its own platform

    News | Interesting Stories

    Inside Israel’s Secret Raid on Syria’s Nuclear Reactor

    Now the story can be told: The Mossad got lucky. In Iran and North Korea, the Americans might not.

    Recipes | Recipes

    Corn Casserole

    You can make this Blue Ribbon winning corn casserole in 40 minutes with only 10 minute prep time. Directions for Corn Casserole: 1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. 2. Combine all ingredients but half of the cheese in a bowl. 3. Pour into a large, greased 13x

    Recipes | Recipes

    South Your Mouth: Southern-Style Macaroni & Cheese

    This is THE best Southern-Style baked Macaroni & Cheese I've ever made! EVER!

    Miscellaneous | Interesting Stuff

    The Overwhelming Emotion of Hearing Toto’s “Africa” Remixed to Sound Like It’s Playing in an Empty Mall | The Ne

    Jia Tolentino writes that editing a song to sound like it’s coming from a specific space—such as “Africa,” by Toto, as if it were playing in a mall—fights against the digital isolation of our times.

    Politics | Petitions

    Please Sign The Petition: Get Hamas Off Twitter | CIJA

    The Centre for Israel and Jewish Affairs is a non-partisan organization that serves as the advocacy arm of the Jewish Federations of Canada.

    Science & Technology | Technology

    Magic Leap opens up its ‘Creator Portal’ with SDK and design guidelines for devs | TechCrunch

    After maintaining a quiet presence for quite a while, Magic Leap is finally feeling a bit more chatty, at least when it comes to what they’re sharing with developers. As the Game Developers Conference kicks off in San Francisco this week, Magic Leap is

    News | National News

    Maryland School Shooting Leaves 2 Hurt, Shooter Dead

    A student pulled out a gun and shot two other students at a high school in southeast Maryland Tuesday morning before he was fatally wounded, authorities say.

    Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

    Black Hole Belches Bright Radio Flashes as It Devours Nearby Star

    Black holes are voracious eaters, but they don't have the nicest table manners.

    Family & Parenting | Family and Parenting

    Children and Perfectionism - How to Help Children Manage the Thoughts That Drive Perfectionism -

    Perfectionism in children is driven by anxiety. There is nothing wrong with having high standards but the problem with perfectionism is that enough is never enough. It's exhausting and when perfectionism takes over, the whip-cracking chase for 'good enoug

    News | NEWS

    Indian Children’s Book Lists Hitler as Leader ‘Who Will Inspire You’

    A publisher came under fire for featuring the dictator as one of 11 world figures said to have “devoted their lives for the betterment of their country and people.”

    Gaming | Gaming

    Ataribox is now Atari VCS, preorder date revealed soon | VentureBeat

    Atari has renamed its upcoming Ataribox console as the Atari VCS, which is a retro-inspired entertainment platform based on PC technology.

    News | Israel & The Jewish Community

    Trayon White Sr., D.C. council member, blames winter storms on Jews

    A D.C. Council member has apologized for anti-Semitic comments he made Friday suggesting that Jewish financiers control the weather.

    Business & Finance | Business

    Silicon Valley Is Over, Says Silicon Valley

    About a dozen venture capitalists recently took a bus tour through the Midwest, and a funny thing happened: They caught the heartland bug.

    Business & Finance | Startups

    This Is the Real Reason Startups Succeed--and No, It's Not Money

    Idealab founder Bill Gross says successful startups have this factor in common.

    Science & Technology | Social Media

    Why Facebook Owes You More Than This | WIRED

    You give Facebook all of your data in exchange for using their service—an exchange that seems increasingly out of whack.

    Music | Music

    Brookyln-Based Band Habibi Fuses Farsi Lyrics With Western Riffs

    The Brooklyn-based band doesn't need to speak English to pack a punch. Frontwoman Rahill Jamalifard talks about songwriting in Farsi and how Middle Eastern rock emboldens her.

    Recipes | Recipes

    Crock Pot Pepper Steak - The Country Cook

    Crock Pot Pepper steak is made with tender beef strips, peppers, onion and a tomato based sauce. It couldn't be easier and the flavor is amazing!

    News | News

    Self-driving Uber hits, kills pedestrian

    A woman was reportedly struck and killed by a self-driving Uber in Tempe, Arizona.

    Sports | Cycling

    A Weekend in Stillwater, Oklahoma at the Land Run 100 | The Radavist

    Mud. It's hell. A catalyst for catastrophe and the end game for any bike event. Honestly, it's been the one thing grating at my conscious since first accepting the invitation to the Land Run 100 late ...

      Sports | Cycling

      303 Cycling

      Colorado's #1 cycling resource

        Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

        Tick Season Facts: How to Prevent Parasite-Borne Diseases

        Most of the bites that lead to disease come in the spring and summer seasons, and more people are moving to tick territory.

        Psychology | Parenting and Kids

        Screen All Teens For Depression, Pediatricians Urge

        The nation's leading group of pediatricians has updated its guidelines for tackling teen mental health issues. One recommendation: Annual depression screening for all adolescents 12 and older.

        Sports | Surfing/SUPing

        Learn to Stand Up Paddleboard (SUP) Class - REI Classes & Events

        Learn what you need to know to get started in the exciting sport of Stand Up Paddleboarding. We'll teach you proper stance, paddling strokes, and balance on the board. You'll get on the water instruction and practice. All equipment included.

        Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

        Why You Need an Untouchable Day Every Week

        I hate meetings. They sit subconsciously in my brain, taking up space. I prepare for them in my notebooks. I travel to them, and then back again, in the middle of my work days. And what do most meetings usually result in? You guessed it — more meetings.