Today, we all know vampires are fictional, but in the late 1800s, many believed they inflicted disease on their still-alive family members.
Sitting Presidents have a pretty set of wheels, but they aren't allowed to drive.
Is it a day to celebrate love, or a scam by greeting card companies? Dive into this and the weird history of Valentine's Day this week with Stephen and Myke, who neglected to exchange gifts to mark the holiday.
The Pacific Ocean may be home to a giant soupy mass of plastic and chemicals, but far more adorable litter has ridden its waves in the past, too.
Stephen is joined by Jeremy Burge, the founder of Emojipedia, to discuss the small images that define so many of our digital conversations.
Prison escapes via helicopter may seem cool, but they rarely end well.
It was feared that the year 2000 would arrive with worldwide calamity as the computers in our homes to the systems running our nation's power grid and nuclear power plants ground to a halt. Thankfully, that didn't happen, thanks to the work of software engineers... or luck. Maybe both.
Creating movies and TV shows can be a dangerous business.
The story of Max Headroom spans from a science fiction character in a made-for-TV movie to the central character in an infamous TV signal hijacking in the late 1980s.
The world's oldest working light bulb was first lit in 1901, but as it turns out, there's some drama surrounding that fact.