Have you noticed that each November, there seems to be a little more facial hair around? Maybe a typically clean shaven co-worker starts showing up to work looking like Grizzly Adams? Or perhaps you’ve noticed […]
The ampersand. Swoopy, popular with designers, and weirdly tricky to hand write. But where does it come from? Why is it called the ampersand and not something more literal, maybe something like “and sign” or […]
The English language originated from a variety of different dialects that were brought to Britain in the mid 5th to 7th centuries. It most commonly derives from the Frisian peoples, who migrated from the present […]
Stoplights are everywhere. They tell us when to go, pause, or stop. But why are stoplights red, yellow, and green? Let’s find out!
Thanks to the rise of the internet and an ever increasing dependency on technology, we, the citizens of the modern world, have become reliant on websites and apps to answer our questions, fix our problems, […]
“See ya later, alligator!” “In a while, crocodile!” If you thought the gators swimming in Florida neighborhood pools were big, then you must not know about Shieldcroc. Living roughly 93 million to 99 million years […]
School classrooms have changed quite a bit over the years. Thanks to advancements in technology and a growing obsession with social media sharing, we know that classrooms of today are increasingly more hip and modern. […]
Head to any college campus or high school and it won’t be long before you start hearing references to freshmen, sophomores, juniors, and seniors. In all likelihood, these terms are familiar. You probably even already […]