POSTS BYSTORIES BY DAN FITZPATRICK

21 Little-Known Facts About Facebook's Creator And Social Media Czar Mark Zuckerberg

How many times have you checked Facebook today? The web giant is so omnipresent that it’s easy to forget that it was once just an idea in the head of Mark Zuckerberg. And when the introverted programmer launched Facebook in 2004, he never could’ve guessed it would make him an icon.

18 Epic Pranks That Fooled The World Before The People Behind Them Were Finally Exposed

Everybody loves a good prank — well, except whoever falls for it. “You’ve got something on your shirt” is way overdone at this point, but every once in a while, a stunt gets so elaborate that it can fool millions of people, or even the entire world.

Man Inspired By Famous Haunted Mansion Becomes Consumed With His Own Building Project

The adage goes that a man’s home is his castle. It’s supposed to mean that when you have your own place, you can be yourself and be in charge, but of course, a few people take the “castle” part a little too literally.

20 Fascinating Details About Famous Historical Figures' Lives That Most People Haven't Heard Before

Even though we see famous faces on book covers and dollar bills every day, it’s easy to forget they were human. Just like us, they were real people with a complex array of motivations and emotions. Oh, and they were pretty weird, too.

19 Ways That American Presidents Spent Their Lives After Leaving Office

Between social media and the 24-hour news cycle, it’s hard not to follow every little thing the President does while in office. For the Commander-in-Chief, every inch of life is under a magnifying glass. But what happens to Presidents after they leave the White House for good?

Foster Child That's Called Into Her School's Office Learns The Court Has Made A Huge Decision

For parents, there’s no greater anxiety than a child’s happiness and well-being. As much as moms and dads want to give their kids everything, they know that life has a way of taking carefully crafted plans and tossing them out the window.

25 Extraordinary Historical Photos That Give A Rare Glimpse Into The Past

Inside your wallet or in the picture app on your phone, you’ve probably got a photograph that’s special to you. You might not look at it every day, but it’s important to you that it’s there. That’s because the best photos bring the past to life, right down to how people were feeling and thinking at that time.

20 Juicy 'Pawn Stars' Facts That Are Making People See The Show In A Whole Different Light

Chances are you’ve caught at least a snippet of the hit TV show, Pawn Stars. Fans can’t get enough of watching Rick, The Old Man, Big Hoss, and Chumlee uncover cool items and drive each other crazy. It’s made Pawn Stars one of the biggest reality shows in history.

20 Spooktacular Celebrity Costumes That Totally Won Halloween By Going Way Above And Beyond

Anyone can pull off a low-key Halloween costume, whether it’s cutting two ghostly eyes in a white sheet, wearing a headband with cat ears, or — shudder — going as yourself. That’s why it’s so special when someone goes the extra mile and puts together a truly terrifying look.

Beautiful Vacation Spots Our Grandparents Could Visit But We Sadly Can't Any Longer

Robert Frost once wrote “nothing gold can stay,” and tragically, he was right! The world is spotted with a million and one interesting and beautiful places to visit, but unfortunately, as time has passed, they’ve changed — and not always for the better.

20 Photos That Prove Disney Parks Really Are 'The Happiest Places On Earth'

Families smiling in front of Cinderella’s Castle, kids posing with their favorite characters, and lots of people wearing mouse ears: those are the kinds of images you can expect on the cameras of the 50 million people who visit a Disney theme park every year. Well… usually!

Get By A Li'l Easier With These Genius Soda Can Hacks

Whether you call it “pop,” “soda,” or “coke,” all soft drink consumers have one thing in common. Once you’ve downed your fizzy beverage of choice, you likely throw the aluminum can away or smash it against your forehead and then throw it away. But you might want to rethink that…

Easy and Brilliant Hacks For The DIY-Obsessed

There are plenty of do-it-yourself projects out there that are better left to MacGyver. So don’t sweat it if you don’t know how to build a lie detector out of a stethoscope, blood pressure cuff, and alarm clock.

Incredible Photos of Foods Growing (In Ways You’d Never Expect)

Wars would probably end a lot quicker if combatants just sat down and enjoyed a nice meal together. Because, aside from the fact that we need it to survive, food brings people together. But if we’re being honest, some food can look downright bizarre — and somewhat inedible — during the cultivation process. Don’t believe it?

20 Of The Strangest Jobs Around That People Actually Make Money At

Not everybody can land their dream job — there are only so many openings for astronauts and pro athletes out there, after all. However, that doesn’t mean you have to spend your entire career inside a cubicle.