The inventors of Bubble Wrap were originally trying to make plastic wallpaper.
Back in the day, comic strips changed often. Some strips changed their course completely. Here are four that you might not have recognized in their original form.
Light taps to the rear-end are pretty common on the football field. Why do athletes do that?
For every high-schooler scrambling to put together a hasty paper mache volcano, there’s a Conrad Farnsworth, a Wyoming high school senior who once built a working nuclear reactor in his dad’s garage.
In the late 1920s, Airstream’s founder Wallace (Wally) Merle Byam created a travel trailer in his backyard to satisfy his wife’s refusal to camp without her kitchen and her dislike of sleeping on the
Fred Newman, who creates sound effects for the radio show A Prairie Home Companion, has been called a mimic, an actor, and a saboteur of modern communication.
The most recent Annual Report of the American Association of Poison Control Centers counted 6241 unintentional ethylene glycol poisonings in 2011.
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