Here’s our picks for INSH's Top 20 Interesting People of 2017, along with their underknown and amazing accomplishments.
Santa Claus isn't just a big guy with a fantastic beard in a red suit. Which version of Santa will you be leaving cookies out for?
Think trying to keep your credit score respectable is tough? China is taking that concept to a new extreme, and everyone will be scrutinized.
Do you think your friends and family have some weird Christmas traditions? They might seem normal compared to these.
Christmas season in the United States is not exclusive to one belief system, so why shouldn’t American Muslims get in on the festive spirit?
Two men with severe disabilities have teamed up to form an unstoppable tree-planting tandem, turning what was once a wasteland into a forest.
Do you know the origin stories of your favorite foods? We're betting you wouldn't recognize some of them when they're still in the fields.
A duck-facing Paris Hilton is claiming the selfie as her creation. Paris, you know cameras were around before iPhones, right?
For some people, a rhino horn is a commodity to collect that has the species on the cusp of extinction. How far would you go to save them?
How did Black Friday become America's shop-til-you-drop day? It involves a crisis that has nothing to do with not being the first in line.
America loves food. You know what else it loves? Throwing perfectly good, uneaten food in the trash. It's a billion-dollar nationwide problem.
Think you've been stuck in some ridiculous traffic jams? You won't believe what drivers in China are dealing with.
Home is where the heart is, and for these residents that meant the heart was surrounded by construction, roads, malls and skyscrapers.
You may stand to sing it now, but in its earliest form America's national anthem was more of a tune you got tipsy and stumbled around to.
These senior citizens are showing death who's boss by using their impending afterlife as a reason to hang out and build their own coffins.
In an era when food was a luxury for most Americans, dance marathons could mean the difference between a decent meal or going to bed hungry.
Halloween hasn't always been about kids collecting as much parental-sanctioned sugar as they can. It's actually far creepier than that.
In the '90s China wanted to bring the Western world to its home shores, beginning a building spree that mimicked entire European cities.
The modern-age sports fan has been getting the stops pulled out for them when it comes to the locations their favorite games (or matches) are being...
All work and no sleep makes Jack (and Jill) not only exhausted but possibly dead, too.
If you are what you eat and you're regularly ingesting some of these deadly food items, we wouldn't want to meet you in a dark alley.
A well-made suit and colorful tie can go a long way, or so the Sapeurs of the Congo like to say. Meet the fashionable dandies who practice what they...
Christine Ren is on an ocean conservation crusade, and she's using breathtaking imagery to help convey her message.
The Moving Land art project featured a sneaky shark and long-distance runners out-pacing a train in the German countryside for one August weekend.
Major sporting events always have a spotlight on them, which is why they're prime locations for anyone looking to make a politically-charged point.
Pilots N Paws is doing whatever it can to help out stray dogs in shelters across America with a lot of help from a team of 17,000 volunteers.
An African village is offering local women fleeing sexual violence and abusive relationships a safe haven where men are not allowed.
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Animal cruelty had a different definition 100 years ago, as the immensely popular horse diving act of the day definitely proves.
Interesting Shit's Amber Healy discusses the fine line women are forced to walk between smiling out of happiness and smiling because it's what people...