One of the most famous assassinations in history took place on March 15, 44 BC. Julius Caesar was attacked by a group of Roman senators and stabbed to death. William Shakespeare famously […]
Amadeo P. Giannini was proud of the Italian heritage he inherited from his immigrant parents. Although born in California as an American citizen, Giannini was raised to value the culture of his […]
There is more to the world’s largest cashew tree than what you see on first glance. That’s because it takes way more than one glance to see it. This one, single tree, […]
Kansas City is known as the home of barbecue, jazz, sports teams, and midwestern values. Did you know it is also the home of the greatest prophet from the Bible? Well, the […]
As improbable as it may sound, a gathering of puffins is known as an “improbability.” Check out this article by our friends at Science Alcove for more improbable-but-true fun facts about this […]
Death is one thing we can all count on, but we try not to dwell on it. Although it is a certainty for everyone, it always seems to take us by surprise. […]
The average career of a National Football League (NFL) player is slightly more than three years. In those years, the average earnings is about $4 million after taxes. Despite this impressive amount […]
If you are visiting Lake Hillier, at first glance you may think you have stumbled across a dumping site for a bubble gum factory. At second glance, you may think it is […]
What do you do when you live in a high-rise city apartment building and your infant wants to get some fresh air? Why, you set the little crumb cruncher precariously in a […]
Under the law of the United Kingdom, the monarch owns all sturgeon and whales as part of the royal prerogative.
Many have speculated about what was going on inside Albert Einstein’s brain. The author of the Theory of Relativity and one of the most brilliant theoretical physicists of all time possessed a […]
Do you think you know which nation has the most time zones? Think again, because the answer may surprise you.
Anyone who has seen satellite photos of North Korea at night and noted the absence of electric lights might conclude it is a country that is operating behind the times, but would […]
William Shakespeare did more than write the most famous plays and sonnets in English literature and contribute more than 1,700 words to the English language. He can also claim credit for inventing […]
If things get so desperate for you that you contemplate killing someone to collect on insurance, be sure you find a cooperative victim. That lesson was learned the hard way by […]