Things

Many people are spending most if not all of their time indoors due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and they’re going to need activities to beat the boredom. Luckily, technology allows for virtual...
Hristina Byrnes
“Jeopardy!” has been one of most beloved primetime game shows in America for decades. Three contestants duke it out answering trivia questions in several categories, including a very popular one...
Hristina Byrnes
America’s tech industry has been thriving for decades. Driven by a desire for convenience, people have created some amazing gadgets that have changed everyday life. Some of the products that...
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From family heirlooms to antique shops to museums, many Americans share an obsession for old and extremely old things. Such old things might include man-made artifacts hundreds of thousands of years...
Grant Suneson, John Harrington
The thought of the smartphone being cutting-edge technology may make teenagers laugh, but there was a time when people didn’t have everything available at the touch of a button. Long-distance...
Hristina Byrnes
Space is enormous beyond imagination, but just as human-generated trash fouls the seemingly boundless vastness of our oceans, litter from human space exploration is contaminating our tiny corner of...
Val Washington
From family heirlooms to antique shops to museums, many Americans share an obsession for old and extremely old things. Such old things might include man-made artifacts hundreds of thousands of years...
Grant Suneson, John Harrington
“Jeopardy!” premiered as a daytime TV show in 1964 and since then it has become one of the most beloved primetime and game shows ever. In the game, three contestants duke it out answering trivia...
Hristina Byrnes
Plants play an enormous role in the world’s ecosystem, supporting life as we know it. They are nature’s ornaments, decorating our forests, deserts, and jungles in all shapes and sizes and all the...
John Harrington
In the past decades, the world has seen some astounding technological changes — and even since 2010, technology made leaps and bounds. Mobile phone networks can now let users surf and stream at...
Hristina Byrnes
The United States Mint, one of the nation’s oldest agencies, began a 10-year initiative starting in 1999 to honor each U.S. state by pressing a quarter that acknowledged a state’s singular...
John Harrington
S stands for Sesame Street, and it has since 1969 when the beloved show made its debut on public television. This year marks the 50th anniversary of friendly neighbors and fuzzy creatures who help...
Hristina Byrnes
Residents of every state have at least one aspect of their home they can brag about, but also one they would probably rather forget. Minnesota state residents may gloat about the state’s extremely...
Michael B. Sauter, John Harrington
How many words are there in the English language? Trying to answer this question may take longer than actually getting a dictionary and counting them one by one. It depends on how you define...
Hristina Byrnes, John Harrington
The autumn season is often regarded as a symbol of change and new beginnings. This applies to fashion choices as well. But fall has a way of sneaking up. One day you’re putting on your shorts and...
Hristina Byrnes