Whose bright idea was it to use the name of a stinky fish product, red herring, to refer to misdirection and distraction from the main issue? Here's the story.
It took a long time for women to be welcomed into the voting process. Women’s Right to Vote? Why didn’t anyone think of that before?
Spoken by apathetics everywhere, the “I don’t give a damn” barb has got to be one of the most used and abused argument finales ever. Here's the back story.
Three abbreviations seem to get abused more than others, e.g., “etc.,” “i.e.,” and, you guessed it, “e.g.” Here's how to use them correctly.
Does anyone like cable TV and its high cost? Streaming TV is a less expensive option, but does it work as well? We take the plunge and report the real deal...
Sarah Winchester (yeah, that Winchester) built the Winchester Mystery House. Some say the 38-year-long construction project was to deter angry spirits. True?
How does popcorn pop? Can you make popcorn with regular corn, or is it some different type of corn plan? Can you eat it like sweet corn? Read on for the scoop...
Who was the first president born in the United States? Where did the phrase, "OK" come from? How are these two seemingly random things related?
With an unobstructed view, you’d see about 200 billion trillion stars. We're pretty sure that includes the North Star, which offers a few facts of its own.
The original plan was a far cry from today's tsunami of direct mail, TV ads and kindergarten-level "debates." Here's how we used to elect presidents.