Half-mast is Eerier Than You Thought

Half-mast is Eerier Than You Thought

Most people have seen it before, a flag positioned halfway down the pole to represent the passing and mourning of a prominent figure. Whether it be the...

Reversed Flag Patch?

Reversed Flag Patch?

If you have seen someone in Army uniform, then you may have seen an American flag patch on their arm. It isn't too tough to imagine why they would wear...

The Origin of the Teddy Bear

The Origin of the Teddy Bear

Every kid has their favorite stuffed animal growing up, and for many it is the stuffed bear. Maybe it is the smile it has, or the soft fur you can lay...

The Canary in the Coal Mine

The Canary in the Coal Mine

In today's day and age, the canary in the coal mine is used to refer to the person who acts as an early warning sign for others, but the term's true...

The Origin of 420

The Origin of 420

Marijuana has been under scrutiny for years regarding its legalization and its use in the medical field. While still illegal for the most part, it has...

The Birthday Problem

The Birthday Problem

If someone came up to you in a party and said "I bet you that two people here have the same birthday," what would you say? It would seem rather unlikely...