That knight in shining armor from your favourite childhood fairy tale may play a part.
If you’ve ever reached for a morning “cup of joe” or passed an exam “with flying colours,” you’re well on your way to becoming a military terms pro.
From strange lightning strike rashes to exploding trees, these facts about lightning will, well, shock you.
You don’t have to walk around proclaiming “to be or not to be” to bring Shakespeare into everyday conversation. Here’s how you’re already doing it.
Did you know that one of the most iconic lines in movie history was improvised? We’re making you an offer you can’t refuse: read on for 10 little-known facts about this classic film.
Even if you’re a longtime fan of the good old hockey game, the names of the new players can be serious tongue twisters. Here’s a phonetic guide to pronouncing some of the toughest hockey player names in the NHL.
Trekkies and Star Wars fans have nothing on book lovers.
Not all cultural pioneers walk on two legs. These famous animals have played an important role in our history and pop culture.
Believe it or not, the Duchess of Cambridge was once just like us.
Animals we think of as prehistoric lived long enough to have their picture drawn and some “modern” inventions are older than we think.
Ancient cultures had a sweet reasoning behind it.
Ever wondered why soccer balls are black and white, bubble gum is pink and prize ribbons are blue? We found out the answers to those and other colourful head-scratchers.
Zounds! These obsolete yet colourful words have fallen out of use, but you’ll sound super smart mixing them into your next cocktail conversation.
Think you have what it takes to win Jeopardy!? You’ll have to brush up on some of these topics—these truly confounded the contestants.
These lucky creatures have found the fountain of youth.
There are some human errors that only humans can catch.
It turns out she has a very eclectic taste in music.
Winning isn’t everything… except actually, it is.
Seeing the movie doesn’t count! If you skimmed these in school, take a closer, grown-up look with RD.com books editor Dawn Raffel.
Time to unleash the ruff stuff when it comes to puns! Like a dog with a punny bone, we await your ap-paws!