E.T. was a finalist for TIME’s 1982 “Man of the Year.”
A "retronym" is a term specifying the original meaning of word after a newer meaning has overtaken it.
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In 2010, a group of scientists went on an expedition into the Abanda caves in the rainforest of Gabon.
Fresh off being named one of the 100 Most Influential People, John Green sat down to discuss the meanings of many car brand and model names.
An odd connection between the Lincoln and Booth families.
Let's dig in to this slightly geeky technical problem—one that literally means the difference between life and death.
English spelling is a crazy mess, but it’s a mess that makes sense if you look at how it got that way.
We’d like to see Harry Potter try and top that!
To figure out the story behind one of America’s classic childhood toys, we have to start in Venice, Italy.
Devinn Jani used 2010 Census data to paint the racial map of the United States.
The word “dinosaur” wasn’t invented until 1842, but people have been stumbling across their bones for centuries, and possibly even millennia!
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