It is easy to take the stethoscope for granted when you consider the advancements in medical technology since its inception. However, this vital diagnostic tool..
Polar bears are famous for being white but their skin is actually black and their fur is clear. Covering a polar bear’s black skin is..
The name Black Friday was originally coined by Philadelphia traffic policemen in 1960 who used it describe how thick the traffic in City Center was..
When returning to Earth after becoming first to land on the Moon the Apollo astronauts had to go through U.S. Customs at the airport and..
The most popular Christmas dinner tradition in Japan is to eat fried chicken from Kentucky Fried Chicken. This tradition began in 1974 as the result..
As the Creator and host of the very popular hidden camera prank television show Candid Camera, Allen Funt had a hard time going anywhere without..
Beer plays a far greater role in the identity of Britain than even the Queen. In fact, Britain’s love affair with the hopped filled brew..
The Earth doesn’t quite keep an exact 24 hour day due to the speed at which it rotates. A complete rotation of the Earth actually..
To celebrate Martin Luther King Jr.’s win of the Nobel Peace Prize in 1964 an interracial dinner was planned in Atlanta. When local business leaders..
When is a 2×4 not 2 inches by4 inches? When you actually measure it! In fact, all dimensional lumber commonly used in building construction is..
Kraft Macaroni and Cheese is more popular in Canada than anywhere else in the world. Often referred to simply as Kraft Dinner or even KD..
In Stockholm, Sweden there is a tower with colored lights that can be controlled by anyone with a smartphone. This ingenius mix of architectural design..
In theory every time you sufficiently shuffle a deck of cards you are making history by creating a new unique order of cards that has..
The primary ingredient used in traditional root beer recipes was found to cause permanent liver damage and cancer in 1960 so the United States FDA banned..
In Russia, the New Year’s holiday is celebrated for 10 days during which 1.5 billion liters of alcohol are consumed. That is a little more..