Fun Facts

14 Things You Need to Know About Bitcoin

The cryptocurrency has had a tumultuous existence so far.

Stephen J. Bronner

· 7 min read

15 Surprising Facts About Wikipedia

Today, there are more than 32.5 million Wikipedians in the world.

Rose Leadem

· 6 min read

21 Things You Probably Didn't Know About Sheryl Sandberg

The Facebook COO worked in government and Google before landing a top role at the social giant.

Rose Leadem

· 5 min read

22 McDonald's Facts That May Surprise You

Did you know a chicken nugget once sold on eBay for $8,100?

Grace Reader

· 6 min read

Does it Pay to Release Super Bowl Ads Before the Game?

Check out these stats, as well as 20 other facts on the big game.

Rose Leadem

· 7 min read

24 Mind-Blowing Facts About Warren Buffett and His $70 Billion Fortune

He was picking out stocks at 11 years old and had amassed the equivalent of $53,000 in today's dollars by the time he was 16.

Emmie Martin

· 4 min read

Rose Leadem

· 3 min read

20 Facts You Probably Didn't Know About Taco Bell

Before tacos, the now popular chain served hot dogs and hamburgers.

Rose Leadem

· 6 min read

13 Pivotal Internet Moments That Forever Changed How We Live, Work and Play

From indexing the web to breaking it, here are the online moments that changed everything.

Kim Lachance Shandrow

· 11 min read

Oops, IOU? How the World's First Modern Credit Card Was Invented.

The scrappy entrepreneur who created the credit card, as legend has it, might have experienced an embarrassing situation that led to inspiration.

Kim Lachance Shandrow

· 5 min read

The Seriously Unsexy Origins of the Graham Cracker

The dry, plain crackers were invented to cool certain urges. You know the ones.

Kim Lachance Shandrow

· 3 min read

The Fasten-ating History of the Humble Zipper

In which we unzip the up-and-down origins of the little mechanical wonder that keeps your pants from falling down.

Kim Lachance Shandrow

· 5 min read