What weighs more, a pound of gold or a pound of feathers? Tatiana Ayazo/Rd.com,shutterstockYou might think that this is a trick science trivia question. But, if you guessed that they weigh the same, you’re wrong. A pound of feathers weighs more. Why? Gold is weighed in […]
When was Christmas illegal in America? Which state did Congress forget to officially add to the Union for 150 years? Plus, more fun USA trivia that you didn’t learn in school. The first U.S. city to host the Olympics lazyllama/ShutterstockThe United States didn’t host the […]
The code in The Matrix comes from sushi recipes Warner Bros./ShutterstockThose green symbols trailing down in The Matrix aren’t complicated algorithms. A production designer scanned symbols from his wife’s sushi cookbooks, then manipulated them to create the iconic “code.” Director James Cameron drew the sketch in Titanic 20th Century Fox/Paramount/ShutterstockUnlike Jack’s […]
The hot dog is one of the most relished foods in all of American cuisine, so it makes perfect sense that citizens would want to savor the mildly spiced sausages on National Hot Dog Day, our nation’s most delicious of holidays. According to the National […]
Steeped in history, Blenheim Palace is today one of the most popular tourist attractions in the UK. Built in the early 18th century, the palace was the birth place of Winston Churchill and served as a convalescence hospital during the First World War. Tonight, Donald […]
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It might not be something you want to think about very often, but it turns out that the way we treat our dead in the modern age is heavily influenced by the way our ancestors treated theirs. When you look at death and funeral practices […]
You might have seen every single Disney Channel show from the 2000s, but you probably don’t know what went on behind the scenes. From canceled pilots to secret drama, we’ve compiled the most shocking OG Disney Channel facts that even the wildest fans don’t know. Keep reading […]