Nikola Tesla invented many brilliant devices such as electric oscillators and the Tesla coil. He was also quite gifted at inventing ways to get out of debt. One of those methods led […]
“Middle age is when your old classmates are so grey and wrinkled and bald they don’t recognize you.” — Bennett Cerf Find out what beloved children’s book was written to win a […]
When naturalist George-Louis Leclerc Buffon espoused his “theory of degeneracy,” he raised a few eyebrows and hurt the feelings of more than a few. His theory was that all species — including […]
“True humility is not thinking less of yourself; it is thinking of yourself less.” — C.S. Lewis Read fun facts about religion. Read more great quotes.
Although the number of galaxies is so vast that they cannot be accurately counted, they have one thing in common. All disk galaxies, no matter their size or mass, rotate once every […]
“Christ died to do more for us than most of us ever let Him.” — Dr. Dennis Kinlaw Learn about the king who wanted his heart to be buried in the Holy […]
Just outside Elberton, Georgia, about 90 miles east of Atlanta, is a monument that some say holds the keys to rebuilding human society after the Apocalypse. Those responsible for its creation are […]
“You know nothing for sure…except the fact that you know nothing for sure.” — John F. Kennedy Read more fun facts about President John F. Kennedy. Read fun facts about philosophy and […]
The year 1948 was monumental. Harry Truman won an upset victory over Thomas Dewey; Mahatma Gandhi was assassinated; the Marshall Plan was approved; and Alger Hiss was accused of spying for the […]
“We will win an election when all the seats in the House and Senate and the chair behind the desk in the Oval Office and the whole bench of the Supreme Court […]
Thomas Jefferson was a man of great abilities, but modest tastes. The man who wrote of the inalienable rights of life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness, described the things that would […]
“My doctor told me to stop having intimate dinners for four. Unless there are three other people.” — Orson Welles Read about the world’s heaviest person. Read more fun facts about Orson […]
In March of 1786, John Adams and Thomas Jefferson traveled to England as diplomats of the newly-independent United States of America. While there, they engaged in a little sightseeing — and a […]
“I don’t deserve this award, but I have arthritis, and I don’t deserve that, either.” — Jack Benny Read about unusual awards. Read more funny quotes.
Albert Einstein married to Mileva Marić in 1903. The marriage ended in divorce 16 years later. Under the terms of the divorce agreement, Einstein agreed to give the money from his Nobel […]