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    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...

    Thumbs-Up: The Fascinating Origins of Everyday Hand Gestures

    How about a round of applause for history?

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    Why Do Americans Drive Automatic—But Most of Europe Drives Manual?

    Fewer Americans are learning to drive stick shifts, but Europeans prefer them. These are the reasons why.

    13 Facts You Never Knew About Streaming Services

    Here's the ultimate TV guide to streaming services.

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    50 Astonishing Facts You Never Knew About the 50 States

    Quick: Where are “idiots” not allowed to vote? Plus 49 other odd, outrageous, or revealing tidbits about America's 50 states.

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    52 Fascinating Facts You Never Knew About U.S. Presidents

    Which president enjoyed skinny-dipping? Which one befriended his burglar while in office? Presidents are people too, and they have been...

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    U.S. Presidential Trivia Questions Everyone Gets Wrong

    If you paid attention in history class, you might have a shot at a few of these answers. How many...

    59 “Did You Know” Facts That Are Almost Hard to Believe

    Finally, explanations for things you never stopped to think about twice.

    17 Mind-Blowing Facts About the Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade

    It's all fun and games until a balloon hits an airplane.

    It Could Be Illegal to Throw Away These 8 Things

    Americans throw away literally tons of trash. But tossing out any one of these items with your regular garbage could...

    This Christmas Song Was Actually Written for Thanksgiving

    Oh what fun it is to learn trivia about your favorite holiday tunes!

    13 Important Facts About Election Day

    Election Day is right around the corner. Make sure to read up on these important facts before you hit the...

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    60 Weird Facts Most People Don’t Know

    Prepare to have your mind blown.

    7 Myths About Full Moons You Can Safely Ignore

    The full moon gets blamed for a lot of crazy stuff—not just werewolves! Here are the common myths about the...

    4 Jobs with Lifetime Appointments (That Aren’t Supreme Court Justice)

    There are a handful of other jobs that you can keep forever—if you’re lucky enough to get one of them...

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    Confirmed: This Is How You Should Hang Your Toilet Paper

    Over or under? We finally have the answer.