Presidential retreat Camp David is named after Dwight Eisenhower’s grandson.
Coffee may seem harmless, but its historical rap sheet is a mile long.
Here's what some famous toys looked like in their early days, including Barbie, LEGO bricks, and Mr. Potato Head.
When Gene Autry sang “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer” in 1949, he only did it because his wife made him.
Humans have been giving toasts for as long as there’s been alcohol and an excuse to party with it. But why did we start clinking glasses after a few good words?
Peter Jackson's latest J.R.R. Tolkein-based film, The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug hits theaters today. But Tolkein's books haven't just inspired films.
Matt Soniak answers today's Big Question.
When it comes time to make a big decision in your life, you want all the help you can get.
Some of the most influential people who ever lived have had a fascination with Dionaea muscipula. Here are 11 facts guaranteed to inspire one of your own.
The body of St. Nicholas—the man Santa Claus is based on—resides in Bari, Italy. The church claims that the bones of the saint are secreting a sweet-smelling water called manna.
Cindy Lou Who proved that being cute won't stop the Grinch from stealing your Christmas tree. Luckily, Santa's posse has other strategies up their fuzzy red sleeves.
There’s only one thing in this world shaped like an egg. Not exactly spherical, not exactly an oval, it’s kind of hard to describe what an egg looks like. “Asymmetric tapered oval”? Sure, why not.