When asked if Abe had any hobbies, Mary Todd Lincoln said, “Cats.”
Even some of the most mundane words can have delightful back stories.
You know pencils are yellow, and nothing points to a classy entrance like a red carpet. But do you know how these items got their iconic colors? Here are their back stories.
Even if you’ve never worked on a midway, you can still pepper your speech with delightfully authentic carnival jargon.
You already knew that if you had to pick one action start to assassinate the Nazi high command, Tom Cruise is the easy choice. But you may not have know some of the amazing details about Valkyrie.
The world's scariest hike is more than an internet meme—it's a 7,000-foot-high cliffside trail in China that will take your breath away.
As of June 25, 2014, at least 12 endangered Florida panthers had been killed by vehicles. In 2013, the toll was 15 and in 2012, 18.
When they need to cut costs, producers will occasionally re-use and recycle props that were used in other films. Here are 10 that keep turning up in movie after movie
It's impossible to resuscitate a frozen corpse. But that doesn't bother the small legion of cryonauts who are betting that an outlaw science will let them live forever.
First, Marie Curie tried to donate her Nobel Prize medals. When bank officials refused to melt them down, she donated her prize money to purchase war bonds instead.
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