Some teachers have gone above and beyond, pole vaulting into nigh-sainthood.
Here's an appropriately huge article celebrating those who sacrificed a part of their lives to create something amazing, even if it's not terribly useful.
With the current educational standard, most of us learn the truly beneficial facts of life through trial and error.
For some reason, most of us insist on thinking of our bodies as our own, despite the scientific truth that we are nothing but waddling colonies of tiny little monsters.
For whatever reason -- drugs, Hollywood, old 'Playboys' -- a lot of people are under the impression that the past was way, way better than the world we live in now.
Maybe we need to show the lifeguards a little more respect.
Apparently karma doesn't always smile on those who save the lives of puppies.
As a general rule, we assume that the most impressive feat humans can pull off before age 17 is texting and walking at the same time. This is, of course, completely incorrect.
How accurate is that impression, though? We spoke with a few Eastern Kentucky residents about what life is really like in the poorest part of Appalachia.
'To know the essence of a man, you must first learn what kind of fan fiction he writes.' -Voltaire
It turns out the reality behind ... reality television is much more dramatic.
What do you really know about the Australian outback? We spoke to someone who works there and this is what we learned.
You can get surprisingly far if you lie is brazen enough.
If you pause faith for a moment and look at the Bible through the cold, unfeeling monocle of science, it doesn't hold up. Right? Well, let's not be so hasty.