Amelia Earhart and Eleanor Roosevelt once sneaked out of a White House event, commandeered an airplane, and went on a joyride to Baltimore.
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These are some truly geeky travel destinations.
The word "maze" comes from the Middle English word meaning “delirium” or “delusion.”
All words had to start somewhere—but sometimes, after much searching and analyzing, no satisfying origin explanation can be found.
Mickey and Tweety were once known as Mortimer and Orson.
"Let's meet at the sign of the Hung, Drawn and Quartered..."
What did they come up with for your state?
What looks like a static clump of birds is actually a constantly moving and highly organized system.
In the wake of Friday night's horrific attacks in Paris, people and cities around the world showed their support for the citizens of France with touching tributes.
Leave it to Wes Anderson to make such a whimsical animated film.
2. America's namesake, Amerigo Vespucci, was a pickle merchant.
The technique the researchers used to detect the stiff breeze could be used in the hunt for Earth-like planets.
Drugs, skeletons, madness, and children's books—and you thought history was boring.
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