a man in a black and white dreamscape dream interpretation
a man in a black and white dreamscape dream interpretation
Deep Sleep

50 Secret Meanings of Common Dreams

Here's why you're always late for class in your worst nightmares.

John F. Kennedy on a boat
John F. Kennedy on a boat
A.P. History

50 Facts About America That Most Americans Don't Know

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

santa claus giving double rock-on sign, things you should never lie to kids about
santa claus giving double rock-on sign, things you should never lie to kids about
St. Nick's Picks

This Is Why Santa Wears Red

Learn all about the greatest style evolution in history.

colonel
colonel
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?

Pluto Bogus 20th Century Facts - is pluto a planet
Pluto Bogus 20th Century Facts - is pluto a planet
Deep Space 9

This Is Why Pluto Is Not a Planet

And why many experts still say it ought to be one

ocean waves on beach at sunrise - why is the ocean salty
ocean waves on beach at sunrise - why is the ocean salty
Salt Bay

This Is Why the Ocean Is Filled with Salt

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

Goat lying down, illustrating why goats randomly faint
Goat lying down, illustrating why goats randomly faint
Animal Facts

This Is Why Goats Randomly Faint

For one thing, they aren't actually fainting.

Fire truck in Brooklyn, used to explain why fire trucks are red
Fire truck in Brooklyn, used to explain why fire trucks are red
Who Knew?

This Is Why Fire Trucks Are Red

Surprisingly, it has nothing to do with safety.

a wild turkey at dusk in the woods - how turkeys got their name
a wild turkey at dusk in the woods - how turkeys got their name
Bad Cluck

This Is How Turkeys Got Their Name

The truth behind the moniker of America's favorite bird