After a 2011 vote, Toyota announced that the official plural of Prius was Prii.
One hundred years ago yesterday, the world’s last passenger pigeon died at Ohio’s Cincinnati Zoo.
A 120 million-year-old fossil has revealed a new, rather endearing discovery about dinosaurs: They may have had babysitters to watch over their youngsters.
No matter which popular author you disdain, you're bound to find yourself in good company: There's no love lost between these writers.
For you or me, a hairy back might be a disadvantage, but for a caterpillar, it can be a lifesaver.
There's usually just a "sell by" date, which isn't all that helpful.
BekensDwarf asks: "How do they make decaf coffee when the caffeine is in the bean?"
In 1919, suffragists went on a train tour highlighting the inhumane prison sentences served by so many women who fought for the right to vote.
Published in 1658, 'The History of Four-Footed Beasts, Serpents and Insects' presents a catalog of the known animals at the time in several volumes
Though organized crime tends to be a boys' club, there have been a slate of deadly women who have broken into its ranks.
Today the New York Times has a nice piece about our YouTube channel. Here are some other NYT first mentions worth mentioning.
For every William the Conqueror there’s a Vlad the Impaler. And for every Richard the Lionheart there’s an Albert the Peculiar.