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This Is the Real Reason Pill Bottles Are Orange

That ubiquitous amber color serves a surprising—and surprisingly important—purpose. Who knew?

This Is What the Code on Your Milk Jug Means

Moo-ve over expiration dates. There's another important code on your milk carton.

Here’s Why Soda Cans Are Beveled on the Bottom

Save your manicure! Cracking open a cold can of soda just became a whole lot easier.

30 Facts About Dogs That Will Change the Way You See Your Pup

You know that dogs are amazing—but did you also know how fascinating they are? These facts about dogs will give...

10 Common Words That You’ll Only Find in English

From cheesy to cool, all other languages borrow these indispensable terms from us!

If You Have One of These Rare Barbies, It Could Be Worth More Than $27,000

Check your attic to see if your old Barbie could be worth a small fortune!

What Those Colored Circles on Food Packages Actually Mean

Wondering what those colored circles on food packages really mean? The answer is more technical than you might think.

15 Trivia Questions Only Coffee Lovers Will Get Right

Think you know beans about coffee? Quiz yourself and see how many of these coffee facts you can answer correctly.

Scallions vs. Green Onions: What’s the Difference?

Are these vegetables actually the same thing? Here's everything you need to know.

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100 Marvel Trivia Questions That Even Super Fans May Not Know

Think you really, truly know the MCU? Test your mastery of your favorite flicks with this tricky Marvel trivia quiz!

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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...

Why Is It Called a Hamburger If There’s No Ham?

The iconic hamburger has a rich international history that's still up for debate.

The “Penny Has 5 Children” Riddle: Try to Solve the Viral Riddle

Penny has five children and a penchant for giving her kids some rather unusual names. You know the first four,...

If You See Window Bars with a Potbelly, This Is What It’s For

The window bars are for security—and the bump serves a purpose too. Here's what we discovered.

12 Surprising Facts About Fingerprints, Including Why We Even Have Them

Why do we have fingerprints? While impressive, it's not just to unlock a smartphone or catch a bad guy. Here's...

26 Famous People’s Names You’re Probably Mispronouncing

Sorry, but you've likely been pronouncing the names of these famous celebs and historical figures incorrectly. Here, we're setting the...

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

Like red, green and purple porch lights, gold porch lights also have a meaning behind them

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Does the Color of Windshield Wiper Fluid Matter?

Windshield wiper fluid's only job is to assist in cleaning the windshield so you can drive safely. But does its...

That’s Why We Do That! The Uncommon Origins of Common Habits

These things seem so commonplace, we barely think about them. But how did they get started, exactly?

Think a Coin Toss Is 50/50? Think Again

People have been relying on the coin toss for quick, unbiased decision-making since ancient times. But is a coin flip...

Song Stuck in Your Head? Here’s How to Stop Those Pesky Earworms

We've all had a tune linger in our head for much longer than we'd like. Here's why earworms happen—and what...

What Is IQ, and How Well Does It Predict Success?

What does IQ measure? According to our experts, having formal intelligence and being smart are not necessarily the same thing.

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What Exactly Is MSG—and Is It Really Bad for You?

Learn what the flavor enhancer MSG really is, what foods it's found in—and what risks may be associated with it

Can You Make Your Own Luck? Experts Explain How to Stack the Odds in Your Favor

Feeling lucky? It’s more than a matter of chance. And as luck would have it, we’ve got the tips on...

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The Interesting—and Delicious—History of Ramen

Ever wondered where your Cup Noodles came from?

If You See a Coin on a Gravestone, This Is What It Means

Discover why visitors leave coins on certain gravestones and what it symbolizes.

These Are the Rarest Colors on Earth

You may think you know your color wheel, but the stories behind these rare colors just might blow your mind

The Real Reason We Cry on Airplanes

It's not just that emotional movie making you tear up.

If You See Red Paint on the Ground, This Is What It Means

It's an important spot for the entire neighborhood and anyone passing by!

This Is the World’s Stinkiest Fruit—and Why It Smells So Bad

It may smell like sweaty socks, but it's also considered a delicacy