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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.


50 Christmas Trivia Questions That Test Your Holiday Knowledge

Put your holiday knowledge to the test by answering as many of these Christmas trivia questions as you can. No...


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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 Knowledge Quiz: Words That Shine

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

Word Power Knowledge Quiz: Circles

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


Word Power Knowledge Quiz: Spiritual Matters

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


Word Power Quizzes

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


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 Knowledge Quiz: Spirited Vocabulary

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

Word Power Knowledge Quiz: Words Beginning with N-Z

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


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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.


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...



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.


Here’s What the Lines on a Solo Cup Are Actually For

You can use Solo cup measurements for more than beer, wine, and liquor.

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Here’s What Those Colored Squares on Your Toothpaste Tube Actually Mean

That colored block on each tube of toothpaste has generated all kinds of myths. Here's the real explanation!


50 Halloween Trivia Questions and Answers for a Night of Spooktacular Fun

Test your knowledge of October 31 with these Halloween trivia questions—answers included.


Why Do People Say “Bless You” After Someone Sneezes?

You'll never look at "bless you" the same way again.


Here’s Why 7 Is Considered a Lucky Number

Is lucky number 7 your favorite digit? Here's why you're not the only one.


Where Did the Phrase “Dime a Dozen” Come From?

Why do we say something's a "dime a dozen" and what does it even mean? Turns out, its meaning has...


Where Did the Phrase “Break a Leg” Come From?

When we say "break a leg," we don't actually want people to break their legs. So, why do we say...