It’s that time of year again for the US of A, when people all over their country will get drunk, light things on fire and blow things up. You go, America.
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The vast majority of Americans will be celebrating Independence Day on July 4th, but how many of them actually know what they’re celebrating?
If this video is anything to go by, very few. They know it’s Independence Day, but they know little beyond that. Including which country the United States won independence from, and when this all took place.
As you may be aware, we all gained an extra second of time yesterday, as a leap second was added to June 30th in order to keep time ticking on accurately.
The Earth spins slightly unevenly, which is why these leap seconds need to be added every now and again. But why do leap seconds cause problems?
If you’re living in any country other than Great Britain then it’s highly likely your home nation has been beaten by Great Britain in some war or another through the ages.
How do we know this? Because history. Oh, and the fact Al Murray is a genius.
This is just a touch dated, but I couldn’t resist. I was just talking about the dark web yesterday at the pub…
There is currently a debate raging in the United States over the Confederate flag. Is it to be revered as a symbol of heroism or is it nothing but a symbol of racism, and a history that we should be looking to move on from?
“A weekly show where knowledge junkies get their fix of trivia-tastic information. This week, John looks at (and tries to break a few) weird world records!” – YT
If you have ever visited London, or even just seen footage of it on television or in movies, you may have wondered why some of its building have such odd shapes.
This is such a phenomenon, especially of late as the buildings have reached new heights, that Londoners have given the buildings nicknames, including the Shard, the Gherkin, and the Cheesegrater.
“The FDA announced that companies have to remove trans fats from food in the next few years, but what is trans fat? Is it really that terrible for you?” – YT
The Statue of Liberty has been guarding New York for over 130 years, arriving in New York Harbor in 1885.
It’s one of the most famous monuments in the world, being as American as baseball and hot dogs. Except it’s actually French, obviously.