Our Neighbor, Mr. Rogers. How Fred Rogers developed educational TV for young children.
The story of the only Lucas to win an Oscar for Star Wars: Marcia, George’s ex-wife.
In order to secure a three-year purchasing contract with the state of New York, office supplier Staples agreed to sell 291 common items for a penny. Hilarity ensues. (via Metafilter)
The Destabilizing Truth: Only The Wealthy Can Afford A Middle Class Lifestyle.
Why Are Cans Shaped That Way? (Thanks, Nick!)
A Game About Squares is exactly what it says on the tin, and despite the lack of instructions, it’s not that hard to figure out. (via Metafilter)
Here are the 6 celebrities who went undercover at Comic-Con. That Spider-Man you took a selfie with may have been someone you kind of know.
How 14 Things That Happened To You In Childhood Shape You As An Adult. These research findings are for populations and do not apply to all individuals.
Abandon Ship: 5 Maritime Disasters Lost to Time. Read these and then thank your lucky stars for those swimming lessons you took.
10 Heroic Battlefield Medics. They went to war to save lives, while risking their own.