Grasshoppers and crickets belong to the same insect order. But they aren't the same species.
MF EXPLAINS IT ALL
Née’s meaning is technically “born,” and we borrowed it from the same place we got the terms ‘déjà vu’ and ‘cul-de-sac.’
Seating capacity is just one part of it.
While developers can feel free to submit any name they’d like for a new street, cities usually have guidelines and standards.
Fresh snow might look tasty, but just because it looks clean doesn’t mean it actually is.
Worried about pressing strange buttons in your new car? Us, too. But you'll probably like this one.
Oven mitts allow us to handle delicious hot things, but using one that's not totally dry can result in kitchen mishaps.
Every time a new year rolls around, people set out to better themselves. But why do we make these promises to ourselves, and where did this tradition come from? We can start by blaming the ancient Babylonians.
Ever wonder why the new year officially starts on January 1? Turns out, you can thank Pope Gregory XIII—and Julius Caesar.
The meaning of ‘ring in the New Year’ is now mostly metaphorical, but it used to involve literal ringing.
Breaking out in a sweat after you take a hot shower is normal, but there are steps you can take to prevent it.
A meta-analysis found a greatly reduced level of information retention when people got their data from screens instead of physical books.
Seattle’s iconic Space Needle debuted at the 1962 World’s Fair—and was inspired by America's Space Race with the Soviet Union.
The meaning of ‘Bah, humbug!’ is a little more layered than what people normally attribute to Ebenezer Scrooge of ‘A Christmas Carol.’
Figgy pudding might be a fixture in Christmas carol lyrics, but you've probably never seen it in person. So just what is this British dish we've been singing about for all these years?