American Gothic by Grant Wood — 1930 American Gothic is one of the most famous and iconic paintings of the 20th century. The image of a farmer and daughter standing in front ...

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FAST FACT One of the most famous jingles in advertising has been “I am stuck on Band-Aid, ’cause Band-Aid’s stuck on me!”, and this jingle was written by singer and ...

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The name of the detective dog, Scooby-Doo, who has been popular since his start in 1969, was inspired by words in a hit song from 1966. Hanna-Barbera and writers Joe ...

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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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As we have probably often experienced, memories are not always as exact as we remember them. They can be highly suggestible and influenced by others’ recollections, pictures, the passage of ...

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The song “Happy Birthday To You” is easily the most popular song in the world, but there is a strange and complicated history behind this song. You also might not ...

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Marcin Wichary/Flickr The hit TV show, The Office, ran from 2005–2013 and is now in syndication. The mockumentary about a paper company’s employees and their work lives won the Golden ...

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Play-Doh has been loved by kids for years as a way to make just about anything, but Play-Doh’s original purpose wasn’t as modeling clay as it is today. It was ...

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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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