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What’s The Difference Between an Avenue, Street & Road?

What’s in a street name? Quite a lot actually... Here we have an extremely useful infographic that looks at the differences between roads, avenues, streets & lanes, along with some famous examples. You'll also learn more about unusual roads like crescents, courts & mews.

The Fascinating Origins of the Word “Boycott”

When you think about it, “boycott” is a strange word. How does the word relate to the action of not attending or doing something? Of isolating or ignoring something? Where did the word “boycott” come from? Well, let's go back to 1880 to find out.

What Is The World’s Most Expensive Fruit?

Fruit is meant to be a good part of a balanced diet, so even if you do end up spending a few bucks more on your favorite fruit, at least it’s for a worthy cause. But what if I told you there was a fruit worth thousands of dollars?

The Pirate Who Raided A Ship For Their Hats

As the golden age of pirating drew to a close in the early – mid 1700's, one particular pirate, the infamous Benjamin Hornigold, committed one of the pirate age’s most infamous and bizarre raids. Find out what he raided and why in this amusing but informative article!

24 Weird Coins, Notes and Types of Currency

What does cheese, snakes, tulips & teeth have in common? If you haven't guessed by now, they've all been used as a form of currency! Well over the years there have been many weird forms of currency, as well as strange notes and coins. Here are 24 of the most interesting!

Why Are There Cat Islands in Japan?

If you're a cat person, there's a place for you in Japan! In this unique country, they have not one, not even just two, but eleven islands dedicated to cats! Check out the story to these islands and maybe get inspired to book your trip there!

10 Crazy Coincidences That Are Hard To Believe

Coincidence is something that's bound to strike us sooner or later - it's is just a natural part of life. Even so, there are times when there are coincidences so crazy that it makes you stop and wonder. Here are 10 coincidences that are so crazy they are hard to believe!

50 Friendly Facts About Canada

Canada is no doubt one of the world’s most likable countries! You may already know Canada for it for its array of wildlife , but there’s more to this country that you might not know. Here we have the top 50 facts about Canada.

30 Facts About Red Nose Day

Since 1985 the UK celebrate something called Red Nose Day once every 2 years. If you’re from the UK, you’ve almost definitely heard of it. If you’re from America, or somewhere else in the world, you should read about it! Here are 30 facts about Red Nose Day so you know why it exists!

20 Interesting Facts About Isaac Newton

Recognized at one of the most influential scientists of all time, there's obviously a ton to learn about Isaac Newton! Here we have the most informative facts to increase your knowledge in the spectrum of science.

30 Fun Facts About The Caribbean Island, Saint Lucia

Saint Lucia is an island located in the Caribbean Sea, and although thousands of people make it a destination for their vacations every year, the average person doesn't know a whole lot about this island. Here are 30 facts you didn't know!

50 Fun Facts About William Shakespeare For Kids

Shakespeare is one of the most famous writers in history! This well spoken playwright is still well-known by all generations, and that likely won't be changing any time soon. We've assembled 50 of the best facts about Shakespeare to hopefully inspire you to appreciate his impressive works even more!