Textile workers in the Industrial Revolution were so threatened by the spinning jenny that they broke into the inventor’s home and destroyed his.
If these facts don't make you want to grab your hiking boots and hit up your nearest national park, we don’t know what will.
Irish culture is famous for its numerous blessings, but may the road rise up to meet you (go n-éirí an bóthar leat in Irish, which literally translates to “may you succeed on the road”) is probably ...
Foxes are very skilled hunters. / John Conrad/Corbis Documentary/Getty Images When red foxes are hunting small prey, they use a tactic that biologists call “mousing”: A fox will stalk its quarry until ...
From secret love children to political assassinations to accusations of vampirism, the British royal family has been the ...
After decades of debate, a map once believed to be the first-ever depiction of North America was finally revealed to be a ...
Once entrenched, the trait seems to have become pervasive. Some have noted Canadians tend to honk their horns less, and even commit fewer murders. (In 2020, the homicide rate was 1.95 per 100,000 ...
With his catchphrase ‘veni, vidi, vici,’ Julius Caesar was saying much more than simply “I came, I saw, I conquered." ...
It’s not often that cat photos are accepted as currency. But for the month of March, public libraries in Worcester, Massachusetts, will wipe certain fines from your account if you submit any picture ...
Laroche, who had been relaxing in the ship’s smoking lounge, raced to his quarters. There, his wife Juliette and daughters ...
The BBC reports that the BBFC has recently re-classified the film’s rating. Originally labeled U, which is roughly the equivalent of the American G rating, the board has now applied a PG rating after ...
Roger Bart and Casey Likes star in 'Back to the Future: The Musical' on Broadway. / Photo by Matthew Murphy and Evan Zimmerman Satisfyingly familiar yet bursting with fresh spectacle: finding a ...