M&M’s stands for “Mars & Murrie’s,” the last names of the candy’s founders.
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Candy corn's tri-color design has become a classic symbol of Halloween treats.
Twin Peaks proved to fans, critics, and industry gatekeepers alike that television would no longer live in the shadow of film.
On Fridays, I ask a series of unrelated questions. Reading your answers helps me get through the afternoon. Answer one, answer all, or ask your own question. On to this week's topics...
From its ingredients to its straightforward recipe, simple syrup might be the least complicated item on a bar. But its role in your favorite drinks is incredibly important.
You already knew everyone on this list was brilliant and accomplished in his or her chosen field. What you might not have known is that they were also truly devoted to their less publicized passions.
You bet they do!
Fitness doesn’t only apply to the body. Mental fitness is just as important, and while the world’s elite athletes are certainly physical specimens, many are elite brainiacs, as well.