The Rhodes Scholar program is named for De Beers founder Cecil Rhodes.
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In Paris, what’s beneath the sidewalks is as exciting as the monuments that tower above them.
The Dilemma: You're at a football game and there's a large, cigar-shaped object hovering suspiciously close to you. Question: Is it a blimp or a zeppelin?
According to some estimates, several thousand tons of meteorites hit the earth each year—and a few chunks have managed to collide with some rather peculiar targets.
The Repository for Germinal Choice, better known as the Nobel Prize Sperm Bank, was founded in 1980 by multimillionaire Robert Graham, inventor of shatterproof eyeglass lenses.
With corporate lexicon, seemingly small differences can cause a world of costly trouble, particularly when translation is required.
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For our 30th episode, John Green tests 30 life hacks we read about on the internet to see if they work as promised.
According the Oxford English Dictionary, if you “turn the tables” on someone, it is generally understood that you have reversed the fortunes in your favor to some capacity, so as to “reverse one’s pos
While most people associate Italian explorer Christopher Columbus with the discovery of the giant landmass that we know today as North America, it’s long been believed that it was actually Vikings who
You would never know from his books that Goosebumps and Fear Street author R.L. Stine used to write joke books for kids under the name Jovial Bob Stine.