Taco Bell is named for its founder, Glen Bell.
In 1955, a French electrician named André Cassagnes got an idea for a new toy after seeing how an electrostatic charge could hold aluminum powder to glass.
Deepwater Horizon’s Final Hours. In an attempt to learn what went wrong, it becomes hard to find anything that went right. (via Metafilter)
6 Animals Humanity Accidentally Made Way Scarier.
Citing public safety concerns related to the forecasted winter storm that ultimately dumped more than a foot of snow on much of the Philadelphia area, the National Football League postponed Sunday nig
YES! You can play this challenge/contest without knowing a thing about the weekly hunt! It's sort of a one-off - a stand-alone if you will.
It's an all-new 5-day trivia hunt!
We're going Monday-Thursday this week because of the holiday week as co-puzzle Master Josh Halbur and I bring you the next How Did You Know?
During World War I (then simply "The Great War"), trench warfare led to brutal attacks, slow battles of attrition, and horrors such as poison gas and barbed wire.
Sometime in 2011, there will be seven billion people on this planet.
Holidays that involve feasts, particularly Thanksgiving and Christmas, also tend to involve massive amounts of leftovers.
On Christmas day, while you have the family gathered round sharing cookies, candy, and memories, you can accompany the company with these classic Christmas songs.
I’m a sucker for just about anything peppermint.
Enjoy these elf-sized facts about some of the movies you'll catch on TV every holiday season.
Holiday spirit hitting bottom? Can’t feel warmth in the cockles of your heart?
For me growing up, the holidays were all about sitting around and wondering when food was happening while my older male relatives watched sports on TV.
From goat cookies to fried eel, traditional Christmastime foods from around the world might raise some eyebrows at your holiday feast.
Historians now largely agree that Jesus wasn’t actually born on December 25th, but that doesn’t mean no one of historical significance was born that day.