Why Are the Academy Awards Statuettes Called "Oscars"?
Why Is Bacon Sometimes Green?
It looks like something out of a sci-fi movie, but it's perfectly normal.... READ ON
Why Do the Bubbles in a Guinness Sink?
Presented by Guinness.... READ ON
What's the Difference Between "Jr." and "II"?
Robert Downey Jr. and Sammy Davis Jr. are arguably two of the biggest celebrities ever to rock nominal suffixes—but why aren't they Robert Downey II and Sammy Davis II?... READ ON
Why Don't Vultures Eat Live Prey?
Just like undertakers have the world’s most secure job, vultures have the world’s most secure food source.... READ ON
Why Do I Have to Put My Phone in Airplane Mode?
It comes down to the possibility of a split second of interference.... READ ON
What Are Those White Marks on Your Fingernails?
Those white spots you sometimes get on your fingernails? Totally normal. Usually.... READ ON
How Does the Restroom in the International Space Station Work?
The absence of gravitational acceleration makes things a bit different.... READ ON
Why Do Some Sections of Sidewalk Have Bumps?
For some pedestrians, they're essential to getting around.... READ ON
What Is an Ambivert?
You, probably.... READ ON
Why is the Passenger Seat Called "Shotgun"?
John Wayne had a little to do with it.... READ ON
How Were Hieroglyphics Deciphered?
It was a tricky task!... READ ON
How Did English End Up With There/ They're/ Their?
It's OK, we all confuse them sometimes.... READ ON
What Happens to the Losing Team's Pre-Printed Championship Shirts?
Manufacturers and retailers produce and stock two sets of T-shirts, hats, and other merchandise, declaring each team the champ. Who gets the losing team's stuff?... READ ON
How Did the Super Bowl's "I'm Going to Disney World" Slogan Originate?
How a throwaway comment turned into a long-lasting Super Bowl tradition.... READ ON
What's the Correct Pronunciation of February?
In the United States, the most common pronunciation is feb-yoo-air-ee. Both Merriam-Webster and American Heritage dictionaries consider the common pronunciation correct, along with the less common, more traditional standard feb-roo-air-ee.... READ ON
Why Was February Chosen for Black History Month?
It has to do with two specific dates on the calendar.... READ ON
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