Running from Mexico to Canada, the PCT takes 150 days to complete. Along the way, a hiker will wear through 4 or 5 pairs of shoes, consume some 600,000 calories (mostly in the form of energy bars and freeze-dried foods), and take 6 million steps. Here's one man's experience.
Every year, due to typos, 12,000 Americans are erroneously declared dead by the Social Security Administration. Those affected endure the Orwellian nightmare of convincing the government that they are alive.
Cats like to sit in the most inconvenient places — especially on our computers. Here's a software program that's trying to change that.
It is frighteningly easy for speaking with a police officer to land an innocent person in prison. Especially when you'll confess in exchange for a soda.
Rock Paper Scissors really is a sport. But it remains to be seen whether RPS pros can convince the rest of the world that it's a skilled pursuit.
The shopping cart was one of the greatest developments in the history of merchandising — and the story of its invention is almost as good.
A better GPA might be the silver lining of having fewer friends of the opposite sex.
The reasons for dog breed extinction have changed over the millennia. In today's world of post-functional dog breeds, no breed is safe.