Google's founders were ready to sell to Excite for under $1 million in 1999. Excite turned them down.
Circle, square, triangle—boring! There are so many more shapes than those in nature. Good thing there’s a rich vocabulary of fancy scientific words for shapes.
It is an immutable fact that nothing will get a person's mouth watering like the smell of bacon cooking.
Happy National Hamburger Day!
Scientists and animal rights activists have long wondered if wheel running was a neurotic behavior exclusive to captive mice.
The author and poet has died at the age of 86.
We usually think of the American Revolutionary War as being fought strictly in North America, but naval battles were also fought in European waters by both American forces and by their French and Span
Here's how each state decided what to put on its commemorative quarter.
It’s happened to all of us. You ordered a Big Mac at the McDonald’s drive-thru, but when you got home and opened the bag, you discovered a Filet-O-’Fish in its place.
Nestled in the arid plains of northwestern Spain lies a little village that for a few hundred years has gone by the name Castrillo Matajudíos—in English, Castrillo Kill Jews (or Jew-Killer).
1910 vs. 2010
On September 11, 1937, the Washington Post reported that "D.C.'s Lone Girl Motorcyclist Stormed Loudly To Get Permit." The girl was Sally Robinson (married name: Halterman, as she is id