The cinnamon that is spicing up your pumpkin latte was once considered so rare and precious that it was a gift suitable for kings and gods.
It was Shakespeare who helped formalize our English version of the phrase in Julius Caesar: “It was Greek to me.” But English isn’t the only language that adopted this idiom.
A mere 240,000 miles away from earth, the Moon Museum is definitely worth a visit the next time you’re in the neighborhood.
Electrical transmission of documents and images didn’t begin with the Internet, of course.
You climb apples when they’re the stairs. And that answer isn’t just arbitrary—it’s the translation of an iconic piece of Cockney rhyming slang.
Migrating birds make some extraordinary journeys—up to 40,000 miles round trip, in the case of the arctic tern. How do they know where they’re going on such a long flight?