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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 ti...

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 Rick...

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 ...

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...

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 ...

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&nb...

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" S...

5 Free Podcasts That Will Make You Smarter

Supercompressor | Posted 08.27.2015 | 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 08.03.2015 | 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 06.18.2015 | 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...

13 Things You Didn't Know About Starbucks

Thrillist | Posted 06.10.2015 | Taste
Thrillist

There are still no Orange Mocha Frappuccinos on the books, but we trust Howard Schultz is just saving those for the 50th anniversary.

Memorial Day Trivia to Help You Impress Your Friends)

Lisa Abeyta | Posted 05.25.2015 | Good News
Lisa Abeyta

Just in case you need one or two tidbits of history to throw around at your Memorial Day cookout, here are a few things your friends might not know about this American holiday that just might impress them.

5 Things You Didn't Know About The Mile High Club

Thrillist | Posted 06.24.2015 | Travel
Thrillist

For most people, even a routine flight offers the promise of joining the Mile High Club. But what about fascinating facts you can use to (maybe) woo your attractive seatmate (yeah, we know the best airlines for singles)?

4 Weird Facts About The World's Most Obscure Countries

Thrillist | Posted 06.02.2015 | Travel
Thrillist

Did you know that there's a country with Star Wars characters on its official currency? Or another that didn't celebrate the millennium until 2007? The world is indeed a crazy place, but even we didn't realize just how strange things could get.

10 Things You Didn't Know About Central Park

Thrillist | Posted 06.01.2015 | Travel
Thrillist

Things you do know about Central Park: you have to pour your wine into a Solo cup or the cops are totally going to bust you for drinking on Sheep Meadow.

5 Things You Didn't Know About Pop Rocks

Thrillist | Posted 05.27.2015 | Taste
Thrillist

What makes them fizz? Will they actually puncture your stomach? And whatever happened to Little Mikey?

Take the QI Test

John H. Lloyd | Posted 04.21.2015 | TV
John H. Lloyd

QI (the letters stand for quite interesting) is a wildly successful TV game show that has been running in the UK for 12 years. It reaches an extraordinarily broad demographic, not just in Britain but also in Australia -- where it is one of the country's most successful imports.

10 Surprising Literary Facts For Christmas

Oliver Tearle | Posted 02.21.2015 | Books
Oliver Tearle

Charles Dickens's earliest piece of writing about Christmas was a short sketch -- published when Dickens was in his early twenties -- describing the perfect Christmas dinner.

Astoria Characters: The Trivia Guy You Saw on TV

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 01.18.2015 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

Well-known fact: Ken Jennings won $100,000 yesterday on Who Wants To Be a Millionaire. Little-known fact: Tony Hightower is the guy who couldn't give him the right answer.

13 Fun Facts About 'Friends' You Might Not Know

The Huffington Post | Avery Stone | Posted 11.17.2014 | Entertainment

Even though it's been a decade since "Friends" ended, there's always time to learn a bit more about the beloved sitcom. Buzzfeed dug up 13 rare fac...

Cliff Claven Notes for Your Life

Tricia McCallum | Posted 12.21.2014 | Entertainment
Tricia McCallum

It's alarming the subjects that seemingly astute people draw complete blanks on. Don't feel guilty. Who can possibly be conversant on all the information amassed since we first put quill to parchment?

8 Things You Never Knew About Ron Popeil, The Greatest Inventor Of All Time

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 10.16.2014 | Taste

Ron Popeil is the voice that permeated your half-conscious state, half-piquing your interest with his late-night, "But wait, there's more!" promise. H...