Dry cleaning is easy: bring your sweaters into a shop, and pick them up a couple days later. But how does dry cleaning work?
Is it just a way to tart up a name, by sticking “Mc” or a “Mac” in front of it? Or does adding that little prefix actually mean something? What’s in a McName When you look deep enough into most names, you can find the origin of them. They usually indicated a profession, a character…
Your sock is traveling through another dimension – a wondrous machine whose boundaries are beyond that of imagination. Your sock’s next stop: The Twilight Zone.
If you think you felt a little shaking going on, how can you find out for sure if there was an earthquake or not? We know all the best places to look.
Unschooling is an educational philosophy that prepares kids for an uncertain and rapidly changing future. Consider this a beginner’s guide to unschooling.
News reports and court cases have led many people to reconsider where they keep their money. So what’s the difference between banks and credit unions?
Why can’t you pump your own gas in New Jersey and Oregon, and have to pay for full-service? Self-service works for all the other states, so why make it illegal?
To keep your hair healthy and looking its best, a dermatologist offers these tips about shampooing, conditioning, and how to protect your hair from damage.
There are so many nice-looking colors out there – so why did UPS choose to use brown for their company identity, of all things?
Who’s your first cousin once removed? Second cousin twice removed? If you’re starting to explore your genealogy and family tree, here’s what those terms mean.
What does Einstein’s famous equation E= mc2 actually mean? What equals what what? Early in the nineteenth century, Albert Einstein, while working as a clerk in a patent office, was inspired to propose a relationship between mass (the m), and energy (the E). His E=mc2 equation just states, in basic mathematical terms, that there is…
I am wondering how to tell what size shoes my family wears in Euro sizes, based on their American shoe sizes. Where can I find out how to convert US shoe sizes to European? Size matters Put away the ruler, and don’t run out and order one of those shoe size measuring… things. Although, yes,…