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Bill and Melinda Gates: 3 Myths About the World’s Poor

Life is improving for most people on this planet: Leading philanthropists deliver good news about global poverty.


Why Do Seashells Sound Like the Ocean?

What is it about seashells that makes them sound like the beach at which you found them?


How Biomimicry Works: Janine Benyus Explains

To biologist Janine Benyus, nature is the great inventor.



Which Pen Is Made for the White House?

If you have ever worked for an American government institution, you've used this pen. Know what it is?


You’ll Never Believe Who Invented the Super Soaker!

The Popsicle, the super soaker, the kevlar vest ... some of the craziest invention stories ever.


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.


Baseball Trivia: 9 Moments That Changed the Game Forever

As the new baseball season gets underway, a look back at the deals, rule changes, and cultural shifts that shaped...



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.


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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


13 Things You Didn’t Know About Bond…James Bond

Think you know James Bond movies? We dug up little-known trivia about Agent 007.


8 Favorite Food Characters

Snack on these fun facts and tasty trivia about classic American food characters and mascots.

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...


6 Nutty and Intriguing Discoveries

These new prize-winning discoveries will surprise you.


5 Eyesight Myths Dispelled

Check out five common misunderstandings about how our eyes work.


Hot Collectibles to Cash In On

What's your stuff worth? Here's a list of the most valuable collectibles.


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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!

13 Things Your Bank Won’t Tell You

Get smarter about banking with tips from the financial services industry.


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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.


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...


120 Christmas Movie Trivia Questions (with Answers) to Test Your Festive Film IQ

Think you know your holiday films? Test your knowledge with these Christmas movie trivia questions—they're not as easy as you...