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?
India Pale Ale (or IPA) did not get its name because it came from India, but because India is where it went.
Cow tipping is a legendary form of rural recreation, where teenagers sneak out late at night to a farmer’s field to give sleeping cows a push, knocking them right off of their spindly little legs.
Normally we think of trees and flowers as the strong silent type, but that may just be because we don’t speak their language.
The edges of a quarter might feel pretty groovy, but all of those ridges were once a serious weapon in the war on crime.
The arcade game got its start long before the digital video game cabinet swallowed its first quarter in the 1960s