Explore the colorful world of slang terms for money, from ‘bacon’ to ‘moolah’ and beyond.
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Discover the most distinctive vintage baby girl and baby boy names spanning the Lost Generation to Gen Z.
You know Harry Belafonte's hits—here are some facts about the artist behind them.
Find out everything you need to know about the origins of Women's History Month, including how it went from a daylong celebration born from a socialist idea to a monthlong institution in the United States.
You may want to know the ghoulish beginnings of these well-known death idioms before you shuffle off this mortal coil, kick the bucket, or get laid out in lavender.
These towns may not have the biggest populations, but their clever slogans are second to none.
Discover the controversy behind Hemingway’s classic novel, ‘A Farewell to Arms,’ as well as the inspiration for the title, the real-life love story that influenced the book, and how Bach inspired the author.
The ‘50s weren't all nuclear families with white picket fences and questionable Jell-o recipes.
Why do people wear green on St. Patrick's Day? And why do they eat corned beef and cabbage? Let’s dive into the origins of some popular ways to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day.
Did you know hedgehogs have between 5000 and 7000 quills? This is just one of many intriguing hedgehog facts that animal lovers should know.
What were the most watched series finales in TV history? The titles just might surprise you.
Discover the vibrant Irish culture through its language and slang. Learn key phrases to use on St. Paddy’s Day and beyond, from ‘craic’ and ‘sláinte’ to ‘céad míle fáilte’ and ‘may the road rise up to meet you.’
From Snoop Dogg to Brie Larson, here's how 15 public figures came up with new names.
From secret love children to political assassinations to accusations of vampirism, the British royal family has been the subject of many bizarre conspiracy theories over the course of its history.
Showing your tush to the wedding photographer isn’t the strangest or most objectionable tradition people have dreamt up in the past few centuries.
Discover fascinating facts about ducks, from their adaptation to cold temperatures to their rude nesting habits.
Animals have always been important to the lives and livelihoods of humans, so it’s no wonder they've left a mark on language.
Discover the fascinating history of fried potatoes, including French fries and their roots in France and Belgium. From tots to hashbrowns and more, the food origins behind these yummy side dishes may surprise you.
Whether it's about Taylor Swift and Travis Kelce or Jay-Z’s part in the Illuminati, these music conspiracy theories are good for a laugh—and maybe a deep-dive on Reddit (or two).
Here are scores of words ending in ‘T’ that have never been the Wordle solution (yet).
Why do we expect bankrupt people to wear barrels, or bank robbers to carry money bags marked with dollar signs? Discover the origins of these odd visual clichés.