Mean Girls, written by Tina Fey, came out in 2004. That means it has influenced well over a decade of pop culture. It’s constantly quoted, referenced in multiple pop songs, and has even been turned […]
The Lannisters – known in Westeros for their riches, influence, and ruthlessness. But in our world, they’re probably mostly known for their uhm, interesting family dynamics. Not exactly a family of role models. Their unofficial […]
It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia is approved for a 14th season at this point, and that brings them tantalizingly close to setting a record for the longest running live action comedy on TV. And that […]
Hamiltons, Benjamins, Dead Presidents. All these slang terms for money come from the same source – the portraits on US bank notes. But who is on our paper currency, and why?
One billion is 1,000,000,000. In other words, that’s one-thousand-million. Or, for one final notation option: 109. But what does that really mean? Most people are not able to visualize extremely large numbers accurately, so the […]
Harry Potter is one of those franchises that inspires fans to obsessively learn about it. Thanks to Pottermore, seven books, eight movies, an amusement park, and all kinda of other media spin offs, there’s plenty […]
Two similar images with wildly different roots have come to be popular in medical symbols and illustrations; each one has a staff and a snake or snakes spiraling around it. The Rod of Asclepius and […]