Our Most Popular Stories of July


1. How All 50 States Got Their Names

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2. When His Project Was Canceled, an Unemployed Programmer Kept Sneaking Into Apple to Finish the Job

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3. What Happened to Bob Ross’ Paintings?

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4. 11 Product Names That Mean Unfortunate Things in Other Languages

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5. Why the Metric System Might Be Screwed

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6. 17 Famous Literary Characters Almost Named Something Else

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7. Why Does Getting Hit in the Testicles Hurt So Much?

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8. 9 of the World’s Most Ridiculously Secure Safes and Vaults

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9. 5 Things You Didn’t Know About U.S. Army Special Forces

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10. 10 Lines From Napoleon’s Love Letters That Sound Like Crazy Texts

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11. How Did Nickelodeon Make Green Slime?