The dot of the letter "i" is called a tittle.
Truman isn’t just gleeful in that famous photo because he won the election, but because it was egg on the face of a paper he hated, the Chicago Tribune.
Baked beans image via ShutterstockBeans, beans, the musical fruit. The more you eat, the more you toot. But don't blame your flatulence on the poor legumes directly.
Kaiten-zushi is better known in the US as "conveyer-belt sushi" or a "sushi train." Sushi is placed on small plates, and the plates on a conveyer belt that runs around the restaur
??Well, they're not dyed for St. Patrick’s Day. These are just from potatoes in which chlorophyll had started to form.
On a December night in 1919, a 23-year-old soldier named William N. Bishop managed to slip out of the stockade at Virginia’s Camp A.A. Humphreys and escape into the surrounding woods.
LOUIS LANZANO/Landov The short answer: no.The long answer: Once upon a time, being presented with the key to the city served a real function.
Capital "I" image via ShutterstockSome languages capitalize several of their pronouns. Some don’t capitalize any of them.
?Reader @Procrustes tweeted at us to ask: “Why do scientists measure things like radioactive elements in half-life?
Sledding image via Shutterstock“Put a jacket on if you’re going out there, or you’ll catch a cold.”It’s a common refrain of grandmothers all over the world. Are they right, though?
The Little Slinky That Could... Walk On A Treadmill
Call me what you will, but there is something about this slinky walking on a treadmill that almost brought a tear to my eye.
© Bettmann/CORBISIn the 1930s, how would a middle-class Baltimore divorcee become romantically involved with the man who would be King of England? It always comes down to who you know.
I know I’m only about a decade late, but I recently, finally, watched the entire run of The Sopranos.
Smelling image via ShutterstockI’m perfectly suited to answer the Big Question that reader Katie posed the other day, because I have anosmia, which means I can’t smell. At all.
In this video, YouTube user nik282000 shows us what happens when lithium metal burns -- in slow motion.
Image credit: NASALet's start with the bad news: Remember that hole in the ozone layer that scientists discovered over the Antarctic in 1985?