Tang and Pop Rocks were invented by the same person. You can thank food chemist William Mitchell.
Researchers have found chemical evidence indicating that Europe's early farmers exploited bees for their wax and honey.
Today, John Singer Sargent's 'Portrait of Madame X' is regarded as a brilliant and tasteful depiction of classical beauty and femininity.
Geological evidence suggests Earth's water is as old as the planet itself.
Customers just drop in a their coin, and watch as a robotic arm grabs their car.
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The inventor of Magnetic Poetry was thrust into his life's work by one well-timed sneeze.
For Guinness World Records Day, Otto the bulldog cruised through a human tunnel of 30 people.
In the 1970s, 12-year-old Maria Pepe changed the face of Little League forever.
Pre-Raphaelite artist Dante Gabriel Rossettiwas talented, tempestuous, and completely obsessed with wombats.
Flash floods. Rabid monkeys. Blood-thirsty tigers. 'Jumanji' left no terror to the imagination.
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