(15 July 2014) It is claimed that fries originated in Belgium, and the on-going dispute between the French and Belgians about where they were invented is highly contentious, with both countries claiming ownership. T... Read More


(14 July 2014) Buffer began using the phrase "Let's get ready to rumble!" in 1984. By 1992, he acquired a federal trademark for the phrase. By trademarking his catchphrase, Buffer has generated over $400 million... Read More


(13 July 2014) Iggy Pop - born James Newell Osterberg, Jr.; April 21, 1947 - is an American singer-songwriter, musician, and actor. His father was adopted by a Swedish American family and took on their surname (Öst... Read More


(12 July 2014) Nujood Ali - born 1998 - is a central figure in Yemen's movement against forced marriage and child marriage because at the age of ten, she obtained a divorce, breaking with the tribal tradition. ... Read More


(11 July 2014) Mischief is the collective noun for a group of rats or mice. A collective noun is a collection of things taken as a whole. Most collective nouns in everyday speech, such as "group", are mundane and ar... Read More


(10 July 2014) Albert Einstein was a German-born theoretical physicist. He developed the general theory of relativity, one of the two pillars of modern physics. He is best known in popular culture for his mass–ene... Read More


(9 July 2014) Sitophobia refers to an exaggerated or irrational fear of food. This phobia could have been triggered by a bad experience such as eating spoiled food and getting food poisoning, eating something so un... Read More


(8 July 2014) Today, Brad Pitt is one of the most successful and best paid actors ever. He won a Golden Globe, and has 6 kids with long-term fiancée Angelina Jolie. But did you know there were times where Brad had... Read More


(7 July 2014) The character of Luke Skywalker changed greatly during the evolving story of Star Wars. Early versions of Luke were a grizzled war hero of 60, a Jedi Master that would blend the qualities of both the ... Read More


(6 July 2014) The Walt Disney World Resort, a.k.a. Disney World, covers a total of 42,000 acres (16,997 ha; 66 sq mi), in which it houses 24 themed resort hotels, four theme parks, two water parks, four golf course... Read More