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    Why Is Toilet Paper White, Anyway?

    Color toilet paper was actually trendy in the 1950s.

    Here’s Why There Are 10 Hot Dogs in a Pack, but Only 8 Buns

    I'll never understand why this wasn't fixed a long time ago!


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    If You See an Orange Tag on a Car, This Is What It Means

    Hint: That orange tag is put there by local law enforcement.


    Why Is There a Cotton Ball in Pill Bottles?

    Is it hurting more than it's helping?


    If You See White Stuff on Your Baby Carrots, This Is What It Is

    Notice something white on your carrots? Here's what it is, and why you really shouldn't be worried about it.


    This Is Why Canadians Drink Milk Out of Bags

    Canada has officially left all of America saying, "...eh?"


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    Here’s Why Yawning Is Contagious

    Just one person doing it sets everyone off. But why is yawning contagious? Turns out, humans aren't the only animals...


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    80 Acronym Examples You Should Know

    Acronyms make communication easier, but who can keep track of what they mean? We can, and now you can too...


    Is Tomato a Fruit or a Vegetable?

    Are tomatoes a fruit? Or a vegetable? Either way, they're delicious.


    Here’s When You’ll Be Able to See the Strawberry Moon This Week

    The June full moon isn't just a supermoon, it's a super strawberry moon! Here's what to look for in the...


    If You See a Hole In a Pen Cap, This Is What It Means

    Find out why there's a little hole in your pen cap and how it helps both you and your pen.


    This Is How Hurricanes Are Named

    Nope, it's not random.

    7 Slurpee Facts for Free Slurpee Day 2021

    July 11th is Free Slurpee Day! Get the scoop on the famous drink before that brainfreeze sets in.


    24 Classic Board Games Everyone Should Own

    From family game night to trivia with friends, everyone loves a classic board game.


    22 Things You Never Knew About Arlington National Cemetery

    Arlington National Cemetery honors those who have fought for our country’s freedom and is also steeped in a treasure trove...


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    The Difference Between the Declaration of Independence and the U.S. Constitution

    It's a common mistake to confuse the Declaration of Independence with the Constitution when thinking about the birth of our...


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    50 Cat Facts That Are Purr-fectly Fascinating

    Think you know everything there is to know about cats? Think again. We're about to blow your feline-loving mind with...


    Earth Day Quiz: How Well Do You Know Our Earth?

    It's time for the Earth Day quiz! Get green and test your knowledge of the environment, the oceans, animals, climate...


    14 Earth Day Facts You Should Know

    Our planet is in peril—and it's an Earth Day fact that this day was created 51 years ago to raise...


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    What Exactly Does the “Q” in “Q-tips” Stand For?

    Q-tips are everywhere. You can find them in bathrooms, in doctor's office, and in episodes of CSI. But what exactly...

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    24 Cities You Learned About in School That No Longer Exist

    From the tragic to the mysterious, you won't believe these fascinating tales of cities that no longer exist.


    Pi Day: How Pi Was Almost Changed to 3.2

    Why should you never talk to "pi"? Because, hello, everyone knows it will just go on forever. Well, everyone except...


    20 Cool Facts About Space We Bet You Didn’t Know

    Perseverance just landed on Mars, where it will search for signs of life. But space's cool factor doesn't begin or...


    15 Everyday Items You Had No Idea Were Made By NASA

    The camera in your phone, the insulation in your walls, and that oh-so-comfortable mattress you sink into nightly: You can...


    13 Facts You Probably Never Knew About Gold

    Check out these fun 24-karat nuggets about gold.


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    Here’s Why You Don’t See Blimps Anymore

    You still see planes and jets in the sky, but a blimp is a rare sighting these days.