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This Is Why Traffic Lights Are Red, Yellow and Green

There's a perfectly good explanation for those familiar traffic light colors

We Tried Netflix’s New Trivia Game “Triviaverse” and It’s Perfect for a Quic...

Netflix's new trivia game is the streaming platform's latest offering in interactive entertainment


Scallions vs. Green Onions: What’s the Difference?

Are these vegetables actually the same thing? Here's everything you need to know.


100 Animal Trivia Questions That Will Test Your Smarts

Test your knowledge of the animal kingdom with these fun, educational, and exciting trivia questions.


51 Geography Quiz Questions People Always Get Wrong

Even geography buffs are stumped by these trivia questions. How many can you get right?

Food Quiz: 25 Questions to Test Your Culinary Smarts

Hungry for a food quiz? Test your smarts (and your stomach) with some food-related trivia questions.


Why Is It Called a Hamburger If There’s No Ham?

The iconic hamburger has a rich international history that's still up for debate.

36 Hidden Messages in Company Logos You See All the Time

What do Apple, Amazon, Baskin Robbins, and Toblerone have in common? They have hidden messages in their logos—here's what they...


90 Disney Trivia Questions Only True Fans Can Answer

Whistle while you work...on this Disney trivia quizzer about Mickey and Minnie, Disney movies, and more.


15 Earth Day Facts You Should Know

2022 marks 52 years since the first Earth Day. Here's what to know about the day that raises environmental awareness—and...


50 Science Trivia Questions People Always Get Wrong

If you can answer 50 percent of these science trivia questions correctly, you may be a genius.

Pi Day: How Pi Was Almost Changed to 3.2

Pi as we know it could have changed forever, thanks to a late 19th-century bill introduced in Indiana.


The Delicious History of Pizza

Not only is pizza one of the most popular foods in the world, but it also has a fascinating history.


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Why Do Justices Wear Black Robes?

We looked back in history to figure out why Supreme Court justices wear black robes—and where the tradition of robes...


What Is Umami, Exactly?

You know sweet and salty, sour, and bitter. But do you know what umami is?


What Is White Chocolate, Exactly?

Are the rumors that it's not really chocolate true?

What Is Bubble Tea, Exactly?

Here's everything you ever wanted to know about boba, the fun and customizable Taiwanese bubble tea.


What Those Colored Circles on Food Packages Actually Mean

Wondering what those colored circles on food packages really mean? The answer is more technical than you might think.


What Is Sashimi, Exactly?

News flash: Sashimi and sushi are not the same thing.


What Are Hot Dogs Made Of, Exactly?

We get to the bottom of what goes into hot dog production, and learn about all the ingredients. Hint: It's...


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Why Are There 10 Hot Dogs in a Pack but Only 8 Buns?

I'll never understand why this wasn't fixed a long time ago!


What Is Chai Tea, Exactly?

Add some sugar and spice to your life with masala chai, a delicious tea with a fascinating history and surprising...


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What Do the Olympic Rings Symbolize?

The famous Olympic rings logo is more than 100 years old, but its symbolism is ageless.


16 Groundhog Facts You Need to Know for Groundhog Day

You don't want to miss these fascinating facts about Groundhog Day and the furry critters that we celebrate every February.


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If You See Bloated Food Packaging, This Is What It Means

Steer clear of products with bloated packaging at the store. It's a food safety issue—here's why.

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If You See a Red Porch Light, This Is What It Means

What does a red porch light mean? You often see them in February, but it's not for Valentine's Day.


If You See a Dog with a Red Collar, This Is What It Means

Be on the lookout for these color-coded dog accessories.


30 Valentine’s Day Trivia Questions on All Things Love

How much do you know about this popular romantic holiday? Put your knowledge to the test with these Valentine's Day...


Why Do We Say “Quit Cold Turkey”?

Planning to let go of a habit or two cold turkey in the New Year? Learn where that expression comes...


This Is the Word of the Year for 2021

This year's winner is a centuries-old throwback.


130 Christmas Movie Trivia Questions (with Answers) to Test Your Festive Film IQ

Think you know your holiday films? Test your knowledge with these Christmas movie trivia questions—they're not as easy as you...