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!”

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    The Smallest Town in Every State

    Think you live in a small town? These places give a whole new meaning to the concept.

    Why Is Toilet Paper White, Anyway?

    Color toilet paper was actually trendy in the 1950s.

    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...

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    How Much Do You Know About Our Constitution?

    Test your knowledge about the important historical document that established America's system of government.

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    How Many People Actually Signed the Constitution?

    The U.S. Constitution put in writing how the government of the United States should operate. Read on to find out...

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    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...

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    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...

    30 Little-Known Words That Will Help You Win Scrabble

    Memorize these to be a winner every game.

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    Where Does the Vice President Live?

    The vice president lives in a white house—no, not that one!

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    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.

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    45 Facts You Never Knew About America’s First Ladies

    Which first lady flew a plane with Amelia Earhart, or was reported dead by a Beijing newspaper? Keep reading to...

    Why Is Coffee Called a Cup of Joe?

    There are several different theories!

    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!

    How to Win Tic-Tac-Toe: The Strategies You Need to Master

    A few simple strategies can make you a master at tic tac toe.

    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.

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    25 Surprising Facts About Disney’s Most Famous Characters

    Your favorite cartoons growing up have some interesting backstories.

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    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.

    Why the United States Doesn’t Use the Metric System

    Wondering why the United States is one of three countries in the world that doesn't use the metric system? The...