Icon. It's a word that's tossed around like pollen on a spring day, spoken without a care and landing just as aimlessly on whatever happens to be in the line of fire. Yet, what is it that truly makes icon?
Whether a fan or not though, you probably use many of Shakespeare's phrases on a regular basis. Here's a list of 13 popular, albeit strange, sayings The Bard coined. In fact, we say or write some of these
The world of sci-fi has brought us countless spaceships and other galaxy-hopping vessels, but no one's ever brought them all together quite like this. Dirk Loechel has charted out a massive size comparison
A new book shows how our canine companions enrich our lives. Dog owners know how how much joy our beloved canine companions bring to our lives. They enrich us in small and undramatic ways every day—by
Albert Einstein and Irving Berlin were among the 2.5 million passengers, mostly migrants, who took the Red Star Line's ocean liners from Belgium to America between 1873 and 1934. Scroll through the gallery
The Sagrada Famlia, a world-famous Catholic church in Barcelona designed by the late renowned architect Antoni Gaud, is set to finally complete construction in the year 2026 after over a century of work.
California's Yosemite National Park, established on October 1, 1890, stands closed today, along with all other national parks and monuments in the U.S. More than a century ago, naturalist John Muir, a
Stanford University computer science post-doc Julian McAuley and assistant professor Jure Leskovec released a paper earlier this year outlining how our tastes change as we consume more products and gain
There are dozens of book adaptations coming out this fall, both promising and ridiculous ("12 Years a Slave" and "Adore," respectively. How could they do that to Doris Lessing?). Book lovers may be wary
From Vietnam to India to Italy to Mexico—and beyond—we've got tons of recipes for fried chicken, and the appropriate side dishes From Tennessee and Italy to India and Korea, we've got all the best recipes
"What's it like to be sucked out of your socks?" Bring a Trailer just uncovered this 1984 Ruf Turbo Cabriolet. The car just sold on eBay for $54,000, but was once a Road & Track feature car. We dug through
The Grand Canyon inspires many people to photograph its grandiose scale and scenic landscape, but Sedona-based photographer Rolf Maeder has managed to capture a sight less seen–the Grand Canyon being by
Color photography may not have been widely used until the 1930s but that hasn't stopped an active group of Redditors from looking to change the past. On the Colorized History Subreddit, Redditors use manipulation
Records are made to be broken, and it seems that one may have just been snapped again. An Italian website is reporting that a Ferrari 250 GTO, owned by American collector Paul Pappalardo, recently sold
Bradley Garrett, a photographer and researcher with a background in anthropology and archeology, has spent the past five years of his life exploring hidden and forgotten parts of cities all over the world.
Every year since the first gathering of 13 balloons in 1972, the Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta in New Mexico has brought together hot air balloonists and enthusiasts from all around the country and the world
Despite generally booming sales so far this year, the auto industry continues to find itself in a state of transition. Fuel economy is on the rise, as are the capability, popularity, and affordability
The blockbuster film Gravity features one heart-stopping emergency in space after another, most of them outside the confines of a spacecraft. Real-life emergencies during extravehicular activity, or EVA,