The late Queen Elizabeth II once said being a royal meant your life was full of tradition. And there was a lot to tradition to keep track of - like how her birthday was celebrated more than once each year.
Scientists once thought stingrays were silent, but a recent recording project found out they make noise after all. Now they want to know why the rays make noises - and for who?
Helen Keller Once Flew A Plane, No Matter What People On The Internet Think (Cool Weird Awesome 797)
Today in 1880, the birthday of Helen Keller, the activist, author, speaker, and, on one occasion, a pilot. Never mind what randos on social media have claimed, here's the real story.
This weekend is National Cheeseburger Day, and there's only one such holiday. But if you ask where the cheeseburger came from, there are a couple answers. Plus: for National Pet Bird Day, a story from 2017 in which researchers found wild birds in Australia swearing.
Swearing is not for everyone, of course, but it does have one really big backer: science.
Most jokes about Canadians aren't actually jokes, they're just references to hockey, lumber and/or Rush with the word "eh" thrown in at the end.
I was probably the last person in my school to start swearing. A couple of my friends essentially staged a swearing intervention, refusing to leave until I'd said all of "those" words at least once.
The greatest boss in American history.