The beautiful city of Bangkok is Thailand’s biggest metropolitan area. Home to over fourteen million people, the capital city has a rich history and culture. It also has the biggest official name […]
Moviegoers who lined up to see Captain Marvel probably walked past posters announcing the soon-to-be-released D.C. Comics’ blockbuster Shazam!. Anyone remotely familiar with comic book lore knows that the muscle-bound superhero with […]
The closing years of the 19th century saw the introduction of two over-the-counter wonder drugs. These products, both manufactured by Bayer, boasted unprecedented results in treating pain and other ailments. They were […]
The city of Des Moines is a jewel in the middle of Iowa. With skyscrapers breaking up the monotony of the prairie horizon and the gold-domed Iowa State Capitol building reflecting the […]
The year 1860 brought a lot of drama and history to the United States. A pivotal election year, growing unrest between the North and the South, and the ever-present issue of slavery […]
Any official list of presidents will show Harry Truman as the 33rd President of the United States. Not everyone agrees with this, however. The most notable dissenter as to the number assigned […]
If there’s anything 7-Eleven convenience stores are known for, it’s the fact that they are open 24 hours a day, seven days a week. For that reason, you might find the origin […]
Growing up with the surname Banana could not have been easy. Just ask Canaan Sodindo Banana. One can only imagine the ribbing he received from classmates and neighborhood bullies. His name was […]
One of the more curious titles of any literary work is G.K. Chesterton’s poem “Plakkopytrixophylisperambulantiobatrix.” The meaning of the title and the reason for its choice is unclear. The poem appears in The […]
The love and loyalty of man’s best friend is not something that should be taken for granted. No one recognized this fact better than the Irish. There, the dog (known in Celtic […]
Watch out, Avengers. Move over, Justice League. Make way for the latest jaw-dropping alliance of awesomeness. Meet the founding members of this real-life collection of dazzlement: Dull, Boring, and Bland.
Their faces are famous, and you may think you know their identities, but just how well do you these fictional characters? Test your knowledge of the full names of these famous figures.
In marketing, deciding product’s name is the first big step to letting the world know why it needs that particular item. Unfortunately, the language barrier sometimes presents its own obstacles and sends […]
Readers of Marvel Comics know that the nefarious Dr. Doom will go to any lengths in his power-hungry desire to conquer the world. It is worth taking a second look, therefore, to […]
It is commonly said that no word in the English language rhymes with orange. This amuses the people in Wales who live near the hill named Blorenge.