Why Do Justices Wear Black Robes?
We looked back in history to figure out why Supreme Court justices wear black robes—and where the tradition of robes in the courtroom came from.
What Do the Olympic Rings Symbolize?
The famous Olympic rings logo is more than 100 years old, but its symbolism is ageless.
Why Do We Bob for Apples on Halloween?
Compared to other Halloween traditions and legends, its origins aren't as spooky. Learn more about how bobbing for apples came...
11 Strange Things Presidents Have Banned from the White House
Current and former Commanders in Chief have been picky about what's allowed on the property.
13 Unlikely Jobs U.S. Presidents Held After the White House
You can’t accuse these former presidents of resting on their laurels once they left office.
10 Accidental Discoveries That Changed the World
From penicillin and anesthesia to saccharin and silly putty, chance played a major role in some of the world's great...
U.S. Presidential Trivia Questions Everyone Gets Wrong
If you paid attention in history class, you might have a shot at a few of these answers. How many...
18 U.S. Citizenship Test Questions That Leave Even Americans Stumped
Even if you were born and raised in the United States, you might not be able to pass the naturalization...
Can You Guess Which U.S. State Has Produced the Most First Ladies?
Here's a hint: It's one of the original 13 colonies.
United States Trivia Your History Teacher Never Taught You
When was Christmas illegal in America? Which state did Congress forget to officially add to the Union for 150 years?...
Can You Name These 10 Vintage Kitchen Tools?
Test your knowledge and see if you can name all these vintage kitchen tools! If you were a frequent visitor...
There’s a Very Specific Reason Why the Oval Office Is an Oval
It's not just for the sake of alliteration.
100 History Trivia Questions That Will Test Your Smarts
Think you know a thing or two about the past? Put your smarts to the test with these history trivia...