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Joined: May 22, 2015
Mount Everest may seem like it's as tall and as high a mountain as has ever existed. But the title of Tallest Mountain all depends on how—and where—you make your measurements.
Cats have attracted a lot of different superstitions over the years—some easier to believe than others.
If you were born on September 9, you are far from alone.
Creator Gene Roddenberry reportedly didn't like the idea of “a bald English guy taking over.” And that was just the beginning of the behind-the-scenes drama.
A quick reminder that just because a song has the word "love" in its title doesn't mean it's a love song. So be sure to listen to the lyrics before choosing "your song."
Queen Elizabeth II was one of history's most popular British rulers, but she very nearly missed the gig.
Chocolate is chocolate, isn’t it? If so, then why does the chocolate you find in an Advent calendar taste so weird?
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are expecting a royal addition.
It's a question scientists have been asking for more than 400 years.
12. Hundreds of season 5 viewers wrote in to complain about "sabotage" after contestant Iain Watters had a bit of an issue with his Baked Alaska.
4. A scene in which Rowan Atkinson's character feigns madness by wearing underpants on his head and sticking pencils up his nose was inspired by Atkinson's penchant for sticking pencils up his nose.
One technological breakthrough left the common pencil in the dust.