The term “couch potato” has nothing to do with the laziness of a potato but came about from a wisecrack between friends. Cartoonist Robert Armstrong liked to watch television, and ...

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LEGO Amsterdam We played with them as a kid, and now they’re a great excuse to have kids, as long as you don’t step on them in the middle of ...

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We’ve all come to associate the Dalmatian with fire departments and firefighters, but why and when did these dogs become a firehouse mascot? Interestingly, their role in early firefighting was ...

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The Golden Gate Bridge is one of the most iconic structures in the world, and it stands as one of the most impressive feats of engineering that took place in ...

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Watch yourself if you see these trucks coming down the road. The Australian road trains are the world’s longest truck and trailer configurations. These massive machines haul freight in the ...

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The signature of the President of the United States is on an endless array of documents, from simple correspondence to bills signed into law. But the president can’t possibly sign ...

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The conspirators of the Gunpowder Plot In today’s vernacular, the word “guy” or “guys” can mean a male, a group of men, sometimes even a female, and a group of ...

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The Wilhelm scream is possibly the most famous piece of stock sound footage and has been used in over 400 films and television shows dating back to 1951. It’s a ...

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It’s not just a likeness of Darth Vader that adorns the outside of the National Cathedral in Washington DC. It’s indeed a replica of the real thing. The bust of ...

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Did you ever ponder where Bluetooth got its name? It’s okay to think it had something to do with blue teeth, but unfortunately, it doesn’t. The name is derived from ...

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Ranch dressing is the most popular salad dressing in America, and it’s probably the most versatile. It’s used as a dip for veggies, chicken wings, and chips. It can go ...

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