A Fistful of Fettuccine Alfredo’s Star-Studded History

Every now and then, images of Alfredo Di Lelio shoveling fistfuls of pasta into celebrity’s faces go viral. But did that really happen, or was it all just a delicious dream?

Beethoven, an Incel? Fact-Checking Incels’ Claims of Their Historic Icons

Incels allege everyone from Nikola Tesla to Sir Isaac Newton to Charles Bukowski were one of their own. Scholars, however, beg to differ

Which Idiot Invented the Umbrella Hat?

The umbrella hat has been around for over 150 years — it was cool for exactly three of them

Get That Booty: The Swashbuckling History of Gay Pirates

Persecuted on land for who they loved, pirates took to the sea to form floating colonies of homosexual freedom