The largest lottery jackpots in US history
Stacker compiled a list of the 15 largest lottery jackpots in U.S. history from news reports and lottery press releases.
US presidents who were elected for a second term, ranked
Stacker dug through the data of C-SPAN's most recent ranking of all U.S. presidents based on a 10-point scale devised by academics to rank those chief executives who served more than one term in office.
People think they should talk less to be liked, but new research suggests you should speak up in conversations with strangers
We found that people tend to think they should speak about 45% of the time to be likable in a one-on-one conversation with someone new. However, it appears speaking up a bit more is actually a better strategy.
Quinn Hirschi, University of Chicago
Why are some people mosquito magnets and others unbothered?
It’s rare to attend an outdoor party in warm weather without hearing people complain about mosquitoes. They swat away, sit in campfire smoke, cover up with blankets and eventually just give up and go indoors. On the other end of the spectrum, there are plenty of people who don’t seem bothered by mosquitoes in the slightest.