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32 Things You Probably Never Thought About—Until Just Now

Curious minds may not have pondered all of these little mysteries, but they'll certainly be dying to learn about them now.

34 Best Pieces of Thanksgiving Trivia to Wow Your Dinner Guests

You may know Thanksgiving as a day off from work filled with good food, football, and loved ones—but there is...


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125 Interesting Facts About Practically Everything

These random fun facts will entertain, enlighten, and totally blow your mind.


If You See a Purple Porch Light, This Is What It Means

People use colored lights to bring awareness to a variety of different issues. Here's the meaning of purple porch lights.


Where Does the Saying “Tie the Knot” Come From?

Before tying the knot, learn where this phrase really came from.

If You See Paint on Trees, This Is What It Means

Seeing blue dots, red Xs, orange circles, and purple bands on trees and wondering what they mean? Here's what we...


15 Podcasts Guaranteed to Make You Feel Smarter

Get smarter in your spare time with these educational and entertaining podcasts.

If You Have Frost in Your Freezer, This Is What It Means

Freezer frost isn't just unsightly. It can impact food quality, cause a nasty odor, and even weaken your freezer's efficiency....


25 Amazing Science Facts That Are Weird, Wild, and True

These cool science facts are definitely the most interesting things you’ll read today!


Indigenous Peoples’ Day and Columbus Day: 5 Things You Need to Know

President Biden officially proclaimed October 11 Indigenous Peoples' Day, but Columbus Day is not behind us yet. Here's why.


Why Do We Have Middle Names?

Finally, an explanation behind the name that randomly sits between your first and your last.

Where Did the Phrase “Take It With a Grain of Salt” Come From?

When the authenticity of information is questionable, we tell others to take it with a grain of salt. But why...


Where Does the Phrase “No Worries” Come From?

Bring some Aussie attitude to your everyday life with this common expression.


If You See a Green Porch Light, This Is What It Means

What does a green porch light mean? You often see them around November for a very specific reason.



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If You See Metal Wrapped Around a Tree, This Is What It Means

Those metal bands, also known as baffles, strapped around trees are not holding the tree together, but they do have...

Who Is the Target Dog? Everything You Need to Know About the Target Mascot

The pup-arazzi aren't the only ones completely going mutts over the Target mascot.


Word Power Vocabulary Quiz: Words That Shine

Match the word to its correct definition to test your Word Power.


Word Power Vocabulary Quiz: Circles

Match the word to its correct definition to test your Word Power.


Word Power Vocabulary Quiz: Spiritual Matters

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Word Power Vocabulary Quizzes

We've rounded up our favorite Word Power quizzes! Test your vocabulary with these tricky definitions covering every topic.


Word Power Vocabulary Quiz: Words with Double Letters

Match the word to its correct definition to test your Word Power.


Here’s Why the Coca-Cola Logo Is Red

Everyone can recognize the Coca-Cola logo, but it hasn't always looked the same as it does now.


Word Power Vocabulary Quiz: Prohibition Era Words

Match the word to its correct definition to test your Word Power.

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Word Power Vocabulary Quiz: Words Beginning with N-Z

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Where Does the Phrase “Let the Cat Out of the Bag” Come From?

Why was the cat in a bag in the first place?


Who Is the Pringles Man? The History Behind Pringles’ Mascot

The man on the can has a name you won't forget.



This Is What the Numbers on a Toaster Really Mean

Using the number dial on your toaster should be simple, but this kitchen appliance isn't as easy as 1-2-3.


Why Is Snooze Nine Minutes?

It seems like ten minutes would make more sense, but the choice isn't arbitrary.