The Most Mispronounced Places in America
Never be mistaken for a tourist again.
10 Things You Can Do to Help Save the Turtles
Ditching straws is just the start.
50 Facts About America That Most Americans Don't Know
Here's everything the history books won't tell you.
St. Nick's Picks
This Is Why Santa Wears Red
Learn all about the greatest style evolution in history.
This Is Why People Say "Brass Tacks"
Honestly, when was the last time you saw a tack made of brass?
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
And why freshwater isn't quite as fresh as you'd think
This Is Why Fire Trucks Are Red
Surprisingly, it has nothing to do with safety.
This Is How Turkeys Got Their Name
The truth behind the moniker of America's favorite bird
Why Are Cats Obsessed with Catnip?
The feline narcotic induces an all-too-human reaction.
Why Do We Call Our Parents "Mom" and "Dad?"
The surprising origins of these two ubiquitous terms
Crazy Ways Your Home Will Be Different in 2030—According to Futurists
Things are about to get much, much cooler. (And we're not talking about the A/C).
27 Amazing Facts About Household Objects
Unlock the hidden stories sleeping in every part of your home.
This Is Why Prices Always End in "99 Cents"
The big psychology of dropping a tiny penny
It's A Fire!
Genius Ways to Be Much Savvier Shopper
Never waste a single extra penny again.
50 Things No One Over 50 Should Waste Their Money On
C'mon. By now, you should know better.
Here Are the Yearly Salaries of Your Favorite TV Characters
Well, assuming they're fiscally responsible adults
50 Original Titles for Hit Movies We're So Glad Didn't Happen
Thank god Back to the Future wasn't Spaceman from Pluto!
30 Most Deadly Animals on Earth
If you think sharks are murderous, you haven't met a "deathstalker."
Lost in Translation
American Sayings That Leave Foreigners Totally Puzzled
"Yeah, tell me about it..."