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This Is What the Numbers on a Toaster Really Mean

Using the number dial on your toaster should be simple, but this kitchen appliance isn't as easy as 1-2-3.


Why Is Snooze Nine Minutes?

It seems like ten minutes would make more sense, but the choice isn't arbitrary.


Here’s What the Lines on a Solo Cup Are Actually For

You can use Solo cup measurements for more than beer, wine, and liquor.


Here’s What Those Colored Squares on Your Toothpaste Tube Actually Mean

That colored block on each tube of toothpaste has generated all kinds of myths. Here's the real explanation!


50 Halloween Trivia Questions and Answers for a Night of Spooktacular Fun

Test your knowledge of October 31 with these Halloween trivia questions—answers included.


Why Do People Say “Bless You” After Someone Sneezes?

You'll never look at "bless you" the same way again.


Here’s Why 7 Is Considered a Lucky Number

Is lucky number 7 your favorite digit? Here's why you're not the only one.

Where Did the Phrase “Dime a Dozen” Come From?

Why do we say something's a "dime a dozen" and what does it even mean? Turns out, its meaning has...


Where Did the Phrase “Break a Leg” Come From?

When we say "break a leg," we don't actually want people to break their legs. So, why do we say...


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Where Does the Phrase “Spill the Beans” Come From?

"Spill the beans" is a common idiom, but why are beans being spilled?


Word Power Vocabulary Quiz: Words Beginning with A-M

Match the word to its correct definition to test your Word Power.


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100 Movie Trivia Questions (and Answers) All Movie Lovers Should Know

Put your film knowledge to the test and see how many movie trivia questions you can get right. Plus, learn...


Why Do We Bob for Apples on Halloween?

Compared to other Halloween traditions and legends, its origins aren't as spooky. Learn more about how bobbing for apples came...


Here’s Why the 7-Eleven Logo Looks Like That

Why is it 7-Eleven and not 7-11? Why does the current 7-Eleven logo have a lowercase N? We answer the...


If You See a Blue Twist Tie on Your Bread Bag, This Is What It Means

That twist tie on your bread bag can tell you a lot about your loaf.

If You See an Indent at the Bottom of a Wine Bottle, This Is What It Means

Have you noticed wine bottles come with an indent at the bottom? Sip back and relax as we uncover fact...


If You See a Painted Purple Fence, This Is What It Means

Knowing about purple paint laws can help you stay on the right path when driving or hiking in an unfamiliar...


What Those Symbols on the Dollar Bill Actually Mean

You probably see the dollar bill every day, but have you ever thought about the symbols on the dollar bill...


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75 Pop Culture Trivia Questions to Test Your Knowledge

Think you’re a pop culture pro? Some of these answers may not be as obvious as you’d think.


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This Is the Most Mosquito-Infested City in America

Mosquitos are an annoying summer bug, but for this West Coast city, they're a huge problem.

Why Is Toilet Paper White, Anyway?

Color toilet paper was actually trendy in the 1950s.


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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?"