The celebrations started just a year after the Declaration was ratified. ... READ ON
Thanks to Paul Greenwod, who penned The RULES and ORDERS of the Coffee-House in 1674, we’ve got the basics to keep you from embarrassing yourself in front of 17th century London’s most progressive socialites.... READ ON
We all know about Benjamin Franklin’s kite-flyin’, library-establishin’, Declaration-signin’, newspaper-printin’, lady-killin’ ways. But let’s celebrate some of his lesser-known but very cool contributions to society.... READ ON
Henry Dawkins was always a bit of a scoundrel. His knack for law breaking, however, inadvertently saved the USA.... READ ON
Born: Mel Books, John Cusack, Felicia Day. Bitten by Mike Tyson: Evander Holyfield. Ended: World War I.... READ ON
Some of these ideas kind of make sense, some are timeless, and some are exactly the kind of thing that we make fun of the Middle Ages for. Just don’t forget that our generation invented an app that just texts the word “Yo.”... READ ON
The tiny piranha's reputation can be traced back to a surprising source.... READ ON
Prairie dogs say hello with kisses.