Joined: Jun 27, 2014
Austin is a researcher and app developer from Albuquerque. Despite that, he only knows two extras from Breaking Bad.
Determining the world's smallest country isn’t as easy as simply calculating area or population.
Shakespeare is the first known citation for over a thousand words and even more meanings—but new research occasionally shows that Shakespeare actually didn't originate some phrases, a trend that will likely continue over time.
Over the years, a number of TV series have removed specific episodes from their rerun schedules. Some eventually return to the airwaves, while others may be serving a lifetime ban.
Punxsutawney Phil's moniker might have something to do with the royal family, a pair of heinous groundhog murders, and some good old-fashioned small-town competition.
According to popular lore, when looking for places to funnel his unlawfully obtained money, American gangster Al Capone gravitated toward laundromats.
Senators get free water, but they need to buy their own milk. And they can have flowers on the Senate floor, but only under very specific circumstances.
It’s a question that has been debated since the writing of the Constitution: Can Presidents pardon themselves?
The Boston Tea Party became a foundational moment in American history—and it was not without controversy. Here's what you need to know.
The origins of April Fools’ Day have long been caught up in myths and legends involving everything from mackerels to calendar switches.
There's ancient evidence for the custom of shaking hands, but did it mean the same thing then as it does today?
The word "yule" gets thrown around a lot during the Christmas season, but what does it even mean? Well, like so many of the holiday's traditions, its origins are a bit complex.
While there may be no definite consensus on how red and green became the official colors of Christmas, there are a few interesting explanations.