From Hollywood Clout to Real Power
in the last 40 years have celebrities become president of the United States:
former actor (turned California governor) Ronald Reagan and real estate mogul
(turned The Apprentice host) Donald Trump. They’re merely the most successful famous p...
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Don’t Panic! Holiday Gift Guide
The gift-giving (and receiving) holidays are on their way — you can just about hear the jingling bells in the distance and make out those flickering candle flames. The perfect gift for any occasion: a book. And we’ve got you covered — we’v...
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Here Comes the Sun
…and a bunch of fun facts about
that glowing yellow orb in the sky.
The sun's temperature
On average, the sun burns at about 10,000° Fahrenheit. But that’s just on the surface.
The sun's core
The central core of the sun serves a...
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Everything You Wanted to Know About Diamonds (And How to Make Your Own)
Diamonds are a sparkly, fancy — and very
expensive — miracle of science.
In many comic books, Superman showed off one of his coolest powers: He can squeeze a lump of coal into a diamond. Spoiler alert: Superman may be...
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Carve Out a Space In Your Day For These Pumpkin Facts
Put down that pumpkin spice latte
(which doesn’t have any actual pumpkin in it, by the way) and check out these
facts about everyone’s favorite gourd.
Origin of the word pumpkin: In 1584, French explorer Jacques Cartier vi...
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