You might be surprised to learn the word “chauvinist” is based on a person’s name—that would be Nicolas Chauvin, of France.
This is a debate that rages on in barbecue country, with passionate advocates on both sides.
In spite of all the evidence suggesting the contrary, the answer is no.
There is one thing that science has yet to explain about bicycles: how exactly they stay up.
In the late 1950s, the United States Postmaster General was looking for ways to deliver mail faster over greater distances.
How is it possible to indicate every place in such a large country using only 5 numbers? The secret is in the way the codes are assigned.