Knowledge - Facts
Are you ready to be mind-blown? This crazy collection of facts will have you thinking, “I can’t believe I didn’t know this!”
Surprising Trivia Behind America’s Most Iconic Foods
Separating myth from history: how Buffalo wings, hot dog buns, nachos, and more classic American foods came to be.
9 Things You Didn’t Know About the First Mother, Eve
We don’t know a whole lot about Eve. We don’t know exactly how many children she had nor at what...
6 Crazy, Colorful Facts About Rainbows
Spoiler alert: There's no pot of gold at the end of this article. Your consolation prize? This information about one...
Why Do Baseball Managers Wear Uniforms? 4 Pressing Baseball Questions You’ve Always Had
Vitally important answers to those baseball questions you've never asked.
8 of the Most Extreme Facts About the Human Body, From the World’s Smartest IQ to its Tallest Man
Humans may be programmed to grow stronger, faster, and smarter, still science shows our potential has a few limits.
40 Shocking Facts About the Filming of ‘Jaws’
Fascinating trivia to celebrate the 42nd anniversary of this classic summer thriller.
7 Weird Facts About Trees You Never Knew
We crave trees' shade and admire their beauty, but there's plenty of fascinating trivia about trees you've probably never learned....
4 Wacky Reasons to Love the USPS
The Postal Service has put its stamp on American history in unusual ways.
Movie Trivia Game: Guess the Working Title
Can you figure out which are the working titles for these blockbuster films?
6 Global Warming Effects That May Surprise You
You might already think of global warming effects as melting ice, rising seas, stronger hurricanes. But it also means higher...
13 Songs for the Perfect Summer Playlist
Go beyond the Beach Boys with our round-up of upbeat songs—plus learn the surprising music trivia behind each hit.
Quiz! Wine Trivia that Even Ted Allen Would Appreciate
Not just for the oenophiles at the table, you too can learn quirky, shareable facts about reds, whites, and booze.
Read This, Feel Smarter
Prepare to be the most informed relative/coworker/friend in your circle this holiday season. New York Times Magazine writer Mark Leibovich
Relax, Earthlings, NASA Says the End is Not Near
Apocalypse believers who fervently expect the world to end on December 21 are in for a surprise, because NASA is
8 Favorite Food Characters
Snack on these fun facts and tasty trivia about classic American food characters and mascots.
Confusing Medical Acronyms, Decoded
When dealing with doctors, don't be embarrassed to ask about abbreviations, especially if they involve a medication or procedure; they...
How to Deal With Negative People Who Bring You Down
Negative people are an unfortunate fact of life but we can learn to react to them in ways that protect...
What to Do in the Event of an Earthquake
If You’re Outside a Building… Run to an open space. Quickly move away from buildings, trees, overhead wires, or anything
How to Drive in Fog
As well as reducing visibility, fog causes drivers to lose the sensation of speed by muffling sounds and blotting out
Hot Collectibles to Cash In On
What's your stuff worth? Here's a list of the most valuable collectibles.
Cherry Tomatoes Filled With Creamy Pesto Cheese
Bring these colorful, bite-sized appetizers to your holiday parties. You can keep the fact that they are healthy a secret!
Why Are TV Commercials So Loud?
It's not you. Those television spots really do sound much louder than the programs they interrupt. Here's why.