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100 Interesting and Fun Facts that will Make You Go “Whoa”

Bubblegum flavored broccoli, beefalo, and the most popular nut which is really not a nut; you’ll never believe these bizarre, interesting and fun facts.

100 Animal Trivia Questions That Will Test Your Smarts

Test your knowledge of the animal kingdom with these fun, educational, and exciting trivia questions.


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If You See Bloated Food Packaging, This Is What It Means

Steer clear of products with bloated packaging at the store. It's a food safety issue—here's why.


If You See a Red Porch Light, This Is What It Means

What does a red porch light mean? You often see them in February, but it's not for Valentine's Day.


If You See a Dog with a Red Collar, This Is What It Means

Be on the lookout for these color-coded dog accessories.

Why Do We Say “Quit Cold Turkey”?

Planning to let go of a habit or two cold turkey in the New Year? Learn where that expression comes...


This Is the Word of the Year for 2021

This year's winner is a centuries-old throwback.

125 Christmas Movie Trivia Questions (with Answers) to Test Your Festive Film IQ

Think you know your holiday films? Test your knowledge with these Christmas movie trivia questions—they're not as easy as you...


34 Best Pieces of Thanksgiving Trivia to Wow Your Dinner Guests

You may know Thanksgiving as a day off from work filled with good food, football, and loved ones—but there is...


If You See a Purple Porch Light, This Is What It Means

People use colored lights to bring awareness to a variety of different issues. Here's the meaning of purple porch lights.


Where Does the Saying “Tie the Knot” Come From?

Before tying the knot, learn where this phrase really came from.

If You See Paint on Trees, This Is What It Means

Seeing blue dots, red Xs, orange circles, and purple bands on trees and wondering what they mean? Here's what we...


15 Podcasts Guaranteed to Make You Feel Smarter

Get smarter in your spare time with these educational and entertaining podcasts.


If You Have Frost in Your Freezer, This Is What It Means

Freezer frost isn't just unsightly. It can impact food quality, cause a nasty odor, and even weaken your freezer's efficiency....


Where Did the Phrase “Take It With a Grain of Salt” Come From?

When the authenticity of information is questionable, we tell others to take it with a grain of salt. But why...


Where Does the Phrase “No Worries” Come From?

Bring some Aussie attitude to your everyday life with this common expression.

If You See a Green Porch Light, This Is What It Means

What does a green porch light mean? You often see them around November for a very specific reason.



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If You See Metal Wrapped Around a Tree, This Is What It Means

Those metal bands, also known as baffles, strapped around trees are not holding the tree together, but they do have...


Who Is the Target Dog? Everything You Need to Know About the Target Mascot

The pup-arazzi aren't the only ones completely going mutts over the Target mascot.


Word Power Vocabulary Quiz: Words That Shine

Match the word to its correct definition to test your Word Power.


Word Power Vocabulary Quiz: Circles

Match the word to its correct definition to test your Word Power.


Word Power Vocabulary Quiz: Spiritual Matters

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Word Power Vocabulary Quizzes

We've rounded up our favorite Word Power quizzes! Test your vocabulary with these tricky definitions covering every topic.

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Word Power Vocabulary Quiz: Words with Double Letters

Match the word to its correct definition to test your Word Power.


Word Power Vocabulary Quiz: Prohibition Era Words

Match the word to its correct definition to test your Word Power.


Word Power Vocabulary Quiz: Words Beginning with N-Z

Match the word to its correct definition to test your Word Power.


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Where Does the Phrase “Let the Cat Out of the Bag” Come From?

Why was the cat in a bag in the first place?


Who Is the Pringles Man? The History Behind Pringles’ Mascot

The man on the can has a name you won't forget.