George Washington monument in front of the National Gallery There is a statue of George Washington in a place you wouldn’t think he would be. The statue of the first ...

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You might not see this decorative lawn icon dotting the front yards of suburban homes much anymore, but the pink plastic flamingo used to be a big deal. Now it ...

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In 2014, the State of Colorado responded to a repeated problem of people stealing a particular number on a mile marker sign along an interstate.  The Colorado Department of Transportation ...

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The band finishes up their last song of the night, and they give a wave to the crowd and walk off the stage. The lights don’t come up, and within ...

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The Indian Territory in the late 1800s was a dangerous place. Criminals were running rampant in the area that would later become the state of Oklahoma, and the town of ...

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The Mona Lisa is one of the most famous and recognizable paintings in the world, but that may never have happened if it weren’t for one particular event. The day ...

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Chopsticks are the eating utensil of choice in many Asian countries and a bit of a novelty for those in Western countries since they’re usually only used when eating Asian ...

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Mr. T was a huge star in the 1980s and most known for his character B.A. Baracus on the 80s hit show, The A-Team. He also starred in Rocky III ...

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Where did the Japanese custom of taking off shoes before entering a house come from? It began around the Heian period in 794–1192 AD with the upper class, and the ...

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Hulk Hogan, the famous wrestler with the signature look and who inspired “Hulkamania,” has had his name associated with a multitude of products. But there was one product he passed ...

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Who knew that something that sits on the top of our head could be one of the most amazing pieces of biological engineering. Hair can be twisted, tied, and formed ...

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