Tang and Pop Rocks were invented by the same person. You can thank food chemist William Mitchell.
Hilary Mantel's cunning novel details Cromwell’s rise from blacksmith’s son to right-hand man of Henry VIII.
An overwhelming majority of both men and women claimed they felt best in black.
Eight weeks of pear growth in one minute.
Stanley Kubrick's final film was as fascinating behind the scenes as it was on the screen.
The 1997 sci-fi film was a solid hit with audiences, but POTUS had a problem.
They're not nearly as common as pop culture might lead you to believe.
Arriving on Tatooine: "We have everything we need here, Far2! All this sand...and bones!" -Creepio
Even the most iconic late-night talk show hosts had to learn their craft somewhere.
It turns out that breathing in farm dust helps protect against allergies later in life.
The history of labor relations is littered with strikes that often cost lives.
In 1973, Stevie Wonder dropped by Sesame Street.
With his latest endeavor, the Danish-Icelandic artist is looking to harness the power of the sun to a more practical end: charging cell phones
A 14-inch tooth is the remnant of a prehistoric monster fish.
Pixar made talking fish believable by SCUBA diving, studying dead fish, and taking long drives.
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