June 5 marks one of America's sweetest holidays: National Doughnut Day. The day, which was created in 1938, commemorates the volunteers who brought doughnuts to soldiers on the front lines of World War I. We dove into the doughnut's origins, its surprising role in…

Today marks 35 years since Pac-Man debuted at a movie theater in the Shibuya area of Tokyo. Since then, the game has become one of the most popular of all time, producing more than eight other versions, a television series and…

Fighting to protect Alqosh in northern Iraq is an Assyrian Christian militia known as Dyvekh Nawsha. But who are the Assyrian Christians? Here are eight things you should know about this ethnic minority group, whose members are spread across the…

Nov 28

8 things you didn’t know about Alan Turing

Alan Turing is hailed as the father of the computer, single-handedly helping the Allies defeat the Germans by cracking the Nazi Enigma code. But he was also a gifted athlete, a sloppy dresser and defiant in the face of the…

Manatees are the slow, lumbering, gentle giants of the aquatic ecosystem. Every November, they make their way to Florida’s warmer waters for the winter marking Manatee Awareness Month. Celebrate by learning eight facts about the gentle sea cows.

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