Fact-checking our parents.... READ ON
Some bees don’t really do any work at all.... READ ON
Caffeine isn’t the kickstarting jitter-drug you think it is. If anything, it’s a sneaky imposter.... READ ON
To city dwellers, it might seem that pigeons multiply magically: All the birds swooping down at us, or scurrying out of the way when we walk, are fully grown. How come we never see baby pigeons anywhere?... READ ON
Most contractions in English are pretty straightforward. Put it together, and shorten it up. What could be easier? But that isn't the case for "will not" which becomes "won't" instead of "willn't."... READ ON
Lots of people think that the X in Xmas is a secular watering down of the word Christ. You know, a "we love to celebrate the holiday but don’t believe in Jesus" sort of thing. However, that's not the origin of the X.... READ ON
The duffel bag is named for Duffel, Belgium, where the cloth used in the bags was originally sold.