50 Facts About America That Most Americans Don’t Know
50 Facts About America That Most Americans Don’t Know
A.P. History

50 Facts About America That Most Americans Don’t Know

Here's everything the history books won't tell you.

This Is Why Santa Wears Red
This Is Why Santa Wears Red
St. Nick's Picks

This Is Why Santa Wears Red

Learn all about the greatest style evolution in history.

This Is Why Colonel Is Pronounced That Way
This Is Why Colonel Is Pronounced That Way
Language Lesson

This Is Why Colonel Is Pronounced That Way

When you understand the roots of the word, it actually makes sense.

This Is Why People Say “Brass Tacks”   
This Is Why People Say “Brass Tacks”   
Brass Tacks

This Is Why People Say “Brass Tacks”   

Honestly, when was the last time you saw a tack made of brass?

This Is Why Pluto Is Not a Planet
This Is Why Pluto Is Not a Planet
Deep Space 9

This Is Why Pluto Is Not a Planet

And why many experts still say it ought to be one

This Is Why the Ocean Is Filled with Salt
This Is Why the Ocean Is Filled with Salt
Salt Bay

This Is Why the Ocean Is Filled with Salt

And why freshwater isn't quite as fresh as you'd think

This Is Why Goats Randomly Faint
This Is Why Goats Randomly Faint
Animal Facts

This Is Why Goats Randomly Faint

For one thing, they aren’t actually fainting.

This Is Why Fire Trucks Are Red
This Is Why Fire Trucks Are Red
Who Knew?

This Is Why Fire Trucks Are Red

Surprisingly, it has nothing to do with safety.

This Is How Turkeys Got Their Name
This Is How Turkeys Got Their Name
Bad Cluck

This Is How Turkeys Got Their Name

The truth behind the moniker of America's favorite bird

Why Are Cats Obsessed with Catnip?
Why Are Cats Obsessed with Catnip?
Paw Pot

Why Are Cats Obsessed with Catnip?

The feline narcotic induces an all-too-human reaction.