The World’s 33 Megacities

Human development reached an important and challenging milestone in 2014. That year, the United Nations announced that more than half of the world's population...

How the National Anthem Became a National Pastime

On March 3, 1931, President Herbert Hoover signed a congressional act making “The Star-Spangled Banner” the official national anthem of the United States. It...

The Most Useful Appliances of the Last 100 Years

Technology makes life easier. It also speeds it up quite a bit. This is certainly the case in the kitchen, as well as the...

Historians Rank Every President

Reputations are a tricky thing. The reputations of some U.S. presidents grow stronger or change with time, especially when considered through a historical lens. We...

Best Pasta Sauces That Don’t Have Tomatoes

It's hard to imagine Italian cooking without tomatoes. From caprese salad and bruschetta to chicken cacciatore, mozzarella marinara, eggplant parmigiana, and many kinds of...

Most Popular Seafood Restaurant in Every State

We eat more and more seafood every year in America, including fresh, canned, and cured or smoked fish and shellfish. We ate 16 pounds...

27 Things You Don’t Know About Voodoo

Thoughts of spells, rituals, and Voodoo dolls often mesmerize people but also invoke feelings of fear. Thanks to Hollywood, there are two versions of...

The Most Popular Slow Cooker Recipes on Pinterest

Pinterest, today the third most popular social media platform in the world (after Facebook and Instagram) -- making its co-founder one of the richest...

States Where the Most People Are Married

Ideally, a marriage lasts a lifetime. With more than 1 million divorces filed every year in the United States, however, this ideal is far...

Divorce Capital of Every State

When a couple gets married, they typically expect the union to last forever. Yet this is not always the case. Among all Americans age...