There’s a Very Specific Reason Why the Oval Office Is an Oval
It's not just for the sake of alliteration.
This Is Everything Your Social Security Number Actually Says About You
Tell us your social security number, and we'll tell you what state you were born in! Find out what else...
This Is the Rarest Hair Color and Eye Color Combination in Humans
If you have the rarest hair color and eye color combination, you're one in a million—or more!
Believe It or Not, This State Only Has Two Escalators—Here’s Why
The weird thing is, there's TONS of elevators...
These Are the Luckiest Days of the Year to Do Everything, According to Numerology
Numerology predicts many life events, believers say. When will good fortune come your way?
If You Were Born Between These Years, You’re Part of a Brand-New Micro-generation
If you had to adapt to the digital age, you're probably a Xenial.
Can Drinking Water Before Chopping Onions Keep You from Crying? We Tested This and 5 Other Methods
From chewing gum to lighting a candle, it's time to figure out which of these myths about onion waterworks are...
How Your Nose Got Its Shape (It’s Not Just DNA)
You might have the same narrow nose as your mom, but new research has discovered that there's more to nose...
The Number-One Reason Why You Should Never Sip From Straws (And It Has Nothing to Do with Lip Lines)
Before you mindlessly stick a straw in your iced tea, consider that single-use plastics are having a devastating impact on...
Why Does Asparagus Make Your Pee Smell Funky?
Ever enjoyed feasting on spears of crisp-tender asparagus and then noticed a strange odor when you pee? Numerous studies have...
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...
“Fragile” is Meaningless: Blunt Confessions of a UPS Handler
"I won't lie and say I've never stood on a package."
What You Need to Know About Tornadoes
Why do some thunderstorms spawn deadly columns of wind while others simply leave us drenched?
This Is Why Golf Balls Have Dimples
The dimples on a golf ball serve a greater purpose than just making it look cute—no ifs, ands, or putts.
Here’s Why Escalators Have Brushes
Contrary to popular belief, escalator brushes are not actually for cleaning your shoes.
Here’s Why Women’s and Men’s Shirts Button on Different Sides
Women's shirts have buttons on the left, while men's have them on the right. But it's not about which hand...