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Here's Why Fencing Is Called Fencing

The Huffington Post | Minou Clark | Posted 08.17.2016 | Sports

Why is fencing called “fencing”? We wondered the same thing. Turns out the name “fencing” is derived from a Latin word that meant to ward off,...

Here's A Brand New Thing You Didn't Know About 'The Office'

The Huffington Post | Todd Van Luling | Posted 08.08.2016 | Entertainment

When Steve Carell announced that he would be leaving “The Office” after seven seasons back in 2010, the greatest corporate rat race ever began as ...

Here's The 'No. 1' Thing You Didn't Know About Katy Perry

The Huffington Post | Todd Van Luling | Posted 07.08.2016 | Entertainment

Katy Perry debuted “Last Friday Night (T.G.I.F)” just over five years ago. For the music video, Perry played a teen with prominent braces who thro...

10 Things You Actually Didn’t Know About ‘The Tonight Show’

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 06.16.2016 | Entertainment

Since Jimmy Fallon and his "Late Night" team took over "The Tonight Show" back in 2014, it's been, you know ... Image: Tumblr From "Lip Sync ...

The Huge Thing You Somehow Never Noticed About KISS

The Huffington Post | Todd Van Luling | Posted 05.26.2016 | Entertainment

You’ve no doubt seen the KISS logo many, many times during your life. Since it first appeared on a New York City concert poster in the fall of 1973,...

Terroll & Nakita - Brain Freeze Challenge (Nakita)

Terroll Lewis & Nakita Johnson | Posted 05.23.2016 | Entertainment
Terroll Lewis & Nakita Johnson

YOU DID IT GUYS, YOU VOTED FOR NAKITA TO DO THE BRAIN FREEZE CHALLENGE... Believe me, it's bloody hilarious! Please Don't Forget To LIKE, SHARE, COMM...

5 Things You Didn't Know About The Beach Boys

The Huffington Post | Todd Van Luling | Posted 05.16.2016 | Entertainment

On May 16, 1966, The Beach Boys debuted their 11th album, "Pet Sounds." This wasn't immediately a cause for celebration. "There wasn't much time to ba...

Here's One Thing You Didn't Know About 'Top Gun'

The Huffington Post | Todd Van Luling | Posted 05.10.2016 | Entertainment

According to popular legend, the real Topgun fighter weapons school that the Tom Cruise movie is based on instituted a $5 fine to any staff member who...

Here's The Strangest Thing You Didn't Know About 'Seinfeld'

The Huffington Post | Todd Van Luling | Posted 04.21.2016 | Entertainment

In 1996, Elaine Benes pitched an idea for a hat to her boss, Jacopo Peterman, that was so bad that Peterman lost his mind and traveled to Southeast As...

10 Things You Didn't Know About Ranch Dressing

Thrillist | Posted 04.12.2016 | Taste
Thrillist

By: Julianne Feder Credit: Joshua Resnick/Shutterstock America's most beloved dressing, a nutritionist's nightmare, and pizza aficionados' greatest...

The Coen Brothers Reveal 'Fargo' Is Based On A True Story After All

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 03.08.2016 | Entertainment

Dontcha know it's been 20 years since "Fargo" was released? The comedy/crime thriller put the Coen brothers on the map. It was a success at the box of...

The Story Behind the Snap: Louis Virtel, Jeopardy Hero

Matt Baume | Posted 03.03.2016 | Queer Voices
Matt Baume

Then the show taped, the snap happened, and the rest was history. He didn't realize at first that he'd done something that would become meaningful to millions.

Here's One Legendary Thing You Didn't Know About Kanye West

The Huffington Post | Todd Van Luling | Posted 01.20.2016 | Entertainment

"No one really knew who he was yet," singer John Legend said of his long-time friend Kanye West while telling Huffington Post about the long, long tim...

This Story Shows Just How Much J.K. Rowling Trusted Alan Rickman

The Huffington Post | Todd Van Luling | Posted 01.14.2016 | Entertainment

Long before J.K. Rowling wrote and released the last book in the Harry Potter series, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, she called Alan Rickman --...

5 Things You Didn't Know About David Bowie, Even If You Were Obsessed

The Huffington Post | Todd Van Luling | Posted 01.11.2016 | Entertainment

"I don't know where I'm going from here, but I promise it won't be boring." -- David Bowie in 1997 at his 50th birthday concert in Madison Square Gard...

The Best Way To Learn Trivia Is By Looking At Awesome Art

The Huffington Post | Maddie Crum | Posted 01.11.2016 | Arts

A photo posted by Mike Lowery (@mikelowerystudio) on Jan 6, 2016 at 2:13pm PST You know that irritatingly tiny pocket-within-a-pocket hiding ou...

50 Unbelievable (but True) Facts and Attractions Entice Curiosity Seekers to These Northeast US Towns

Malerie Yolen-Cohen | Posted 12.18.2015 | Travel
Malerie Yolen-Cohen

In Inland Maine: There's a to-scale model (93,000,000:1) of our Solar System spread out over 40 miles from Houlton to Presque Isle Maine on Route 1 - the largest model of its kind in the world.

Signs You're The Weakest Link On Your Bar Trivia Team

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 11.17.2015 | Comedy

Bar trivia is a weekly treat for most young professionals. Said young professionals work long hours, so bar trivia is the one night a week when they c...

You Think You Know Tacos?

The Huffington Post | James Cave | Posted 10.03.2015 | Taste

Depending on who you talk to, the standard taco can come in many forms. But the best rule is that anything can be a taco -- all you need is a tortill...

12 More Things You Didn't Know About 'Game Of Thrones'

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 09.12.2015 | Entertainment

It is known ... that a bunch of behind-the-scenes "Game of Thrones" stories are unknown. Helping with that, HBO has now made "Game of Thrones" Season ...

5 Free Podcasts That Will Make You Smarter

Supercompressor | Posted 08.27.2016 | Healthy Living
Supercompressor

By: Joe Oliveto Credit: iStock/kupicoo Podcasts are so hot right now. From comedy to news to 20-minute segments about concrete, there are lite...

6 Things You Didn't Know Were Invented by NASA

Supercompressor | Posted 07.31.2016 | Weird News
Supercompressor

NASA deserves a lot of thanks. The space program is the reason we've put satellites in the sky, landed on the moon, and seen Armageddon. But in the constant quest to dominate the stars, the agency has also ended up creating tools and technologies with applications right here on Earth. In fact, you're probably using some of them right now...

1.21 Gigawatts Of 'Back To The Future' Trivia

The Huffington Post | Madeline Kaplan | Posted 07.15.2015 | Entertainment

"Back to the Future," the ultimate action-comedy-romance-sci-fi flick, turns 30 on July 3. The classic film invented its own form of time-travel (if y...

Parents: Less Stress Travel with Kids!

Rachel Hollis | Posted 06.18.2016 | Parents
Rachel Hollis

Summer is the perfect time to travel as a family, but it requires a lot of planning ahead. What I like to do is think of all the scenarios that may cause a complete meltdown and plan ways to avoid them. These are some of my tips for a peaceful and much more enjoyable family vacation.

One Reason Christopher Lee Was Perfect For 'Lord Of The Rings'

The Huffington Post | Todd Van Luling | Posted 06.12.2015 | Entertainment

Christopher Lee, who died Sunday, will certainly be remembered for his brilliant work in film. But his role as Saruman in the "Lord of the Rings" fran...