Which Seas Constitute the “Seven Seas”?

Which Seas Constitute the “Seven Seas”?

  If you try to think of what the seven seas are, you’re sure to start counting eight, nine, ten, and even more bodies of water that count as a “sea”. Once you get over the anger of having lived a lie for much of your life, you might wonder why we talk about the…

What’s The Oldest Magic Trick?

What’s The Oldest Magic Trick?

  People have always loved being dazzled by sleight of hand, and magicians have always been around to satisfy the masses who need entertaining. But exactly how far back has magic been around, and what’s the oldest magic trick of them all? What’s The Oldest Magic Trick? Theories vary, but many historians believe that hieroglyphic…

Who invented the Chicken Nugget?

Who invented the Chicken Nugget?

The story of the chicken nugget begins shortly after World War 2 when the world of poultry was buzzing with new concepts and ideas. There were new ways to raise chickens and new chicken species hybrids that allowed farmers to raise juicier, tastier, bulkier chickens for less money, and in less time. When it came…

What’s The Story Behind the Fighting Blue Hens?

What’s The Story Behind the Fighting Blue Hens?

  Diminutive though it may seem, a pissed off chicken is nothing to scuffle with. If you’ve ever experienced the wrath of an angry hen firsthand, you know how aggressive the little ladies can be. Still, is a hen really the mascot you want for your sports teams to demonstrate their determination, strength, and power? Other…

Are Furbys Really A Threat To National Security?

Are Furbys Really A Threat To National Security?

  If you were a kid, or a parent, in the late nineties, you know how popular Furbys were. The little animatronic creatures sold off the shelves faster than stores could stock them, and they topped Christmas wish lists for years. In 1998, 27 million of the little guys were sold in the US. And…

What’s The History Behind Military Bugle Calls?

What’s The History Behind Military Bugle Calls?

  The idea of a battle song – a marching tune, set to inspire fear in the enemy while inspiring the troops – has been around since bible times, when Joshua felled the walls of Jericho. But did you know that musical instruments were used even by the American military to communicate before the advent…

What Is A Chinese Fire Drill?

What Is A Chinese Fire Drill?

  Have you ever heard of a Chinese fire drill? If not, maybe you’ve seen one take place and not even known it. A Chinese fire drill is when a car stops (like at a red light or stop sign) and everyone in the car gets out, runs around the car, gets back in, and…

How Long Was The Longest Prison Sentence?

How Long Was The Longest Prison Sentence?

  When you’ve been real bad, they give you life in prison. When you’ve been real, real, bad, they might give you life in prison – and then some. And if you’ve been as bad as Ariel Castro, the infamous kidnapper responsible for the capture, rape, abuse, and detainment of three women over the course…

16 Oldest Surviving Examples Of Everyday Things

16 Oldest Surviving Examples Of Everyday Things

The generation today enjoys several technologies and concepts which were actually introduced many many years back.  A lot of the stuff that we use today was there even during the time of our ancestors. To be able to see such stuff would be fascinating, wouldn’t it?  Your wish is our command! And so we have a…

53 Badass Women Who Changed History Forever

53 Badass Women Who Changed History Forever

[tps_header]Women are more than mothers, sisters, and daughters. They’re butt-kicking, history-changing, challenge-accepting dynamos that have made the world a better place for all of us to live–but you already knew that, right? If you needed a reminder of just how amazing women are and have been throughout our history, take a look at the pictures…

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