Kyrie Irving still wasn't entirely sure the shape of the Earth.[1]

Unless you had a ludicrous number of indoor plants: somewhere between 10 and 1,000 for every square metre of your living space.[1]

Tweety's name was originally Orson, but this was soon changed.[1]

The Social Security Administration has released its official list of the most popular baby names of 2019.[1]

We're in the middle of a pandemic, so please wear a mask, stay safe, and stay home.[1]

Kummerspeck is a compound noun composed of Kummer (grief), and Speck (bacon, or lard), so translates literally as 'grief bacon'.[1]

A reassuring smile makes a big difference to a scared patient.[1]

The idea of eggcorns was introduced by American linguist Mark Liberman on his Language Log blog in 2003.[1]

Goldfish can see more colors than we can.[1]

Soothsaying in Sri Lanka.[1]


Charles I dissolved the Parliament of England, which was the start of the eleven-year period known as the Personal Rule.[1]


The Stardust space probe collected a sample of comet dust.[1]