TASER is an acronym for Thomas A. Swift's Electric Rifle.
You say it's your birthday? It's California's birthday, too. On September 9, 1850, it became the 31st state in the Union.
Normally, if you need to lift a car, your best bet is a jack.
We’re all familiar with the phrase “raining cats and dogs,” but what about fish and frogs and raw meat?
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People have been lifting ideas from Mother Nature for decades. Velcro was inspired by the hooked barbs of thistle, and the first highway reflectors were made to mimic cat eyes.
For these people, finding the right words when staring down an enemy or sacrificing one’s life for friendship came easy
Once a necessary tool to warn mariners of land masses, lighthouses are now seen as iconic emblems of sea-travel and waterways—though many still offer navigation assistance to ships.