14 Bizarre Things the Government Actually Has the Power to Do
The United States is known as the "land of the free"—but how free are we, really? Here are some strange...
How Much Do You Know About Our Constitution?
Test your knowledge about the important historical document that established America's system of government.
50+ Acronym Examples and Texting Abbreviations
Abbreviations and acronyms are meant to make communication easier. But who can keep track of what they all mean? Well,...
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...
31 Things You Probably Never Thought About—Until Just Now
You know all those little mysteries that you stop to ponder but forget to look up? We get to the...
25 Facts You Learned in School That Are No Longer True
You don't want your kids to think you're a dinosaur—bring your knowledge up to date with these new facts.
The Real Purpose Behind Those Diamond Patches on Backpacks
Turns out, it's a surprisingly handy tool you haven't been using.
This Is Why Americans Love Ice in Their Drinks and the British Don’t
You won't typically find a glass of water with ice on the other side of the pond.
What’s the Difference Between Peppermint and Spearmint?
Debating whether to use spearmint or peppermint? We have you covered.
Why Americans Use Fahrenheit Instead of Celsius
Why is there more than one system of measuring temperature to begin with, and why does the United States use...
50 Trivia Questions for Kids Only the Smartest Can Get Right
Test their knowledge (and yours) with a fun family trivia night!
Here’s Why Radio Stations Always Start with a ‘K’ or ‘W’
You probably never noticed that they do until now.
12 Easy Math Tricks You’ll Wish You’d Known This Whole Time
Put the calculator away—with these simple tricks you'll be able to solve most problems in a jiffy.
25 Surprising Facts About Disney’s Most Famous Characters
Your favorite cartoons growing up have some interesting backstories.
Christmas Trivia You Probably Didn’t Know
We uncovered the little-known facts, origin stories, and secret symbols even the biggest holiday fans never realized.
This Is the Real Reason Aluminum Foil Has a Shiny and a Dull Side
Finally! One of your most pressing cooking quandaries, answered.