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What in Zeus?! Is Cracking Your Knuckles Actually Bad?

By Andrew TavinAugust 19, 2014
Hello again and welcome back to What in Zeus?!—the column where we look at old wive's tales, rumors, and scientific suppositions to... More  →
What in Zeus?! Is Cracking Your Knuckles Actually Bad?

20 Wacky Superstitions Around the World

By Lauren PassellApril 24, 2013
Hey world travelers! You might want to take note of some of these cultural superstitions, because your next vacation could end you... More  →
20 Wacky Superstitions Around the World

10 Geeky Facts About Thanksgiving

By Brandon SpecktorNovember 20, 2012
There's far more to this treasured American holiday than the fatcat Cranberry Lobby will have you believe. For example, did you know... More  →
10 Geeky Facts About Thanksgiving

EVEN MORE Things You Do For Fun That May Be ILLEGAL Where You Live

By Lauren PassellOctober 16, 2012
Last week, we hit you with a bunch of weird-but-true illegal things. This week, we found even more. Yep, the... More  →
EVEN MORE Things You Do For Fun That May Be ILLEGAL Where You Live

35 Things You Do For Fun That May Be Illegal Where You Live

By Lauren PassellOctober 10, 2012
We make up a lot of stuff on SparkLife, but NOT THIS! These are real-butt laws. We wanted to find out if... More  →
35 Things You Do For Fun That May Be Illegal Where You Live

33 Revelations from this Epic New J.K. Rowling Profile!

By Brandon SpecktorSeptember 27, 2012
Even rarer than finding a reliable Defense Against The Dark Arts teacher is finding a truly informative interview with Joanne "J.K." Rowling. The... More  →
33 Revelations from this Epic New J.K. Rowling Profile!

12 Things That Are True

By Jon_SkindzierAugust 21, 2012
Sometimes we tell you "true things" that turn out not to be true, leaving you scratching your heads and saying "Wait a... More  →
12 Things That Are True

Fact, Fiction, or Other? Fourth of July Edition

By Chrissie GruebelJuly 4, 2012
How much do we really know about our country's Independence Day, aside from the fact that we all get the day off... More  →
Fact, Fiction, or Other? Fourth of July Edition

The Mystery of the Blank Page

By ContributorJune 14, 2012
You know when you’re nearing the end of a really good book and you think you have lots left to read, only... More  →
The Mystery of the Blank Page