When the run for the presidency begins to heat up, things can get a little strange. While the previous and the current U.S. presidential elections have proved to rank high ...

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Do you know these famous slogans from the world of advertising? Test your slogan knowledge to see how well the ad companies have done their jobs. Start me up. Microsoft had ...

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We’re all probably familiar with the canned laughter that takes place on television sitcoms, but how and why did this laughter, known as a laugh track, get started? Added laughter ...

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“It ain’t over till the fat lady sings.” We’ve all probably heard that phrase once or more in our lives, which means the outcome of an event is unknown until ...

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The odds of hitting a hole-in-one is about 12,500 to 1, but even though the odds are low, golfers in Japan don’t like to take any chances and protect themselves ...

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In 1983, an Israeli Air Force pilot successfully landed an F-15 with only one wing after a mid-air collision, a feat that was thought to be impossible. The pilot, Zivi ...

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Sometimes the best part about going to the movie theater is watching the previews of upcoming movies, but these previews are commonly referred to as “trailers.” Knowing the meaning of ...

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Photo © Chris Downer (cc-by-sa/2.0) If you take a look at your bookshelf at home, or you’ve been to the library or bookstore recently, you’ll notice that the books are ...

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The Great Loop is a continuous waterway that encompasses parts of the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway, the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway, the Great Lakes, inland rivers, and the Canadian Heritage Canals to ...

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Parkes Observatory in Australia In March 2015, astronomers at Parkes Observatory in Australia were trying to identify the source of radio signals picked up at the observatory and came up ...

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If you live in the United States, you’re probably familiar with the Energizer Bunny. It’s usually seen beating a drum with the tagline, “It keeps going, and going, and going.” ...

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