While some historical accounts might indicate otherwise, there is no single inventor for the modern bra. Instead, it evolved from … Continue reading How was the bra invented?
Most of us see this on our computer screens at home and at work. But how did the screen saver … Continue reading Why do we use screen savers?
The ‘Escape Room’ has become a worldwide phenomenon. It’s a tremendously common activity among families and groups of coworkers. For … Continue reading How was the escape room invented?
“The proof is in the pudding” appears thoroughly enigmatic at first sight. What proof, in what pudding? Does this have … Continue reading How did the term “The Proof is in the Pudding” come about?
April Fools’ Day, also called All Fools’ Day, is as eagerly awaited as Christmas for pranksters and mischievous older siblings … Continue reading How did April Fools day come about?
There are hundreds, maybe thousands, of superstitions around the world, but none is more important than the one that you … Continue reading Is a rabbit’s foot lucky?
I am part of the Vitis genus of the Vitaceae family. I have been with you so long that fossilized … Continue reading Do you like grapes?
Up, up and away: what’s behind the most colourful way to float through the sky is how I look at … Continue reading What are the interesting facts behind hot air balloons?
Happy birthday Pac Man! Born on May 22, 1980, PAC-MAN immediately rose to meteoric popularity, first in video game arcades, … Continue reading Do you know the birthday of Pac Man?
When exactly do ‘the cows come home’? Who was the first person to ‘steal someone’s thunder’? English is full of … Continue reading What is the history behind common phrases?