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No chemical names, no names of places, and no made up words either. Plain and simple: what's the longest word in the English language?
Trouble never truly arrives in a disaster flick until a recognizable landmark is ravaged. But for once, let's leave the White House alone and try fictionally destroying these five iconic landmarks.
Currently, "bootleg" is an all-encompassing word associated with stealing. But what does illegal activity have to do with leather footwear?
When you prepare for a winter storm, do you know all the forms that can be assumed by the falling frozen water?
Someone’s body has an involuntary reflexive response because of an allergen and we ask an omnipotent creator for help. What? Why?
A lot happened in this decade that didn't involve September 11, Britney Spears, Tom Brady, or iPods and it's high time we all remembered that.
It's there to comfort you on a crappy day or satiate your unhealthy appetite during late nights but from where did this treat originate?