What can we learn from the “world’s happiest country”?
There’s a territory between Egypt and Sudan that no one wants. Can I have it?
What killed 1,746 people at a Cameroonian lake in 1986?
How one forgotten letter (barely) changed the English language forever.
China has a reputation for producing counterfeit technology, fashion, and Starbucks. Then there’s fake Paris.
A brief history of the Dutch pastime of telling the ocean to fuck off.
Every Christmas, Catalonia prides itself on being fun, festive, and full of shit.
Minnesota’s state flag is bad. It’s simultaneously unremarkable and cluttered, ridiculously complex and altogether unrecognizable. Can we get rid of it?
On November 2nd, 1889, Benjamin Harrison, ranked #30 in C-SPAN’s ranking of US Presidents, probably sneered as he drove a knife into the heart of Dakota Territory, dividing it forever along an East-West meridian. Look how they massacred my boy.