Can you guess the most popular Halloween costumes in the US? If you guessed “witch,” you are correct. From 2009 to 2013, the undisputed champion of Halloween costumes in America has been the witch. NPR’s Planet Money blog created an interactive chart ranking Halloween costumes over the past five years. If you hover over a… Continue reading The Most Popular Halloween Costumes in the USA From 2009 to 2013
The distance between Earth and our moon is 238,855 miles. When you add up the diameters of all the other planets in the solar system, you find that you can actually fit them all between Earth and the moon: the sum of the diameters of Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, and Neptune is 236,126… Continue reading How Many Planets in Our Solar System Can Fit Between the Earth and the Moon?
Everybody around the world loves sports, whether it’s watching them, playing them or talking about them. And we all have a favorite sport to watch and a favorite team to cheer for. So why isn’t real life more like sports? Thanks to College Humor, we can see what it would be like:
If you thought the burger couldn’t be reinvented, you were wrong. Burger Kings across Japan are recreating the traditional burger by coloring it black. The restaurants are using squid ink to blacken the garlic sauce and bamboo charcoal to blacken the burger buns and cheese. These food additives are safe, and are commonly used in… Continue reading Burger King’s New Black Burgers Sold in Japan [PHOTOS]
With summer coming to a close, it’s nice to reminisce about warmth, sun and relaxation. And when you think of summer vacation, you often think of beaches of soft, white sand. But not all beaches fit this description. In fact, some of the most interesting beaches have different color sand, unique rock formations and unusual… Continue reading 17 of the World’s Most Unusual Beaches
Ever wonder what’s the most popular college football team in your state? To find out, American ticket broker and online marketplace TicketCity conducted some social media and online research and was able to determine which big division football team was most popular. TicketyCity used four pieces of data for Division I football teams to get… Continue reading The United States of College Football: the Most Popular College Football Team By State [MAP]
At the end of April, popular mobile messaging app WhatsApp announced that it surpassed the milestone of half a billion active users each month. Just four months later, WhatsApp CEO Jan Koum tweeted that the app has now surpassed 600 million monthly active users. Now serving 600,000,000 monthly active users. Yes, active and registered are… Continue reading WhatsApp reaches 600 Million Active Users
While Google search doesn’t always return pinpoint results they were right on target with this recent search of Robin Williams. The nation, and world for that matter, lost a great entertainer and a man that touched millions of lives. As we’ve witnessed this week with the outpouring of love, everyone that knew him has shared… Continue reading Robin Williams Remembered through Google Search