Category Archives: Educational Videos

Why is Poindexter Slang for Nerd, Why Some Pages are “Intentionally Left Blank”, The Great Emu War of 1932 and More

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In this week’s “best of” our YouTube channel, we share why “poindexter” is slang for nerd and why some pages in books are “intentionally left blank”. We also look at that time Australia lost a war to Emus, the time in history where you could avoid execution if you won a footrace with your executioner, how to pronounce “ye” correctly […]

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The Rubber Band, The Invention of Post it Notes, The Invention of the Cardboard Box, Why Area 51 is called that and More

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In this week’s “best of” our YouTube channel, we look at the inventions of everyday items, where Area 51 and ambulances got there names, the story behind Lincoln’s beard and finally why there are Bibles in hotel rooms. Click here to subscribe to our YouTube Channel for many more videos like this. The Rubber Band: Holding It Together Since 1820 […]

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Why Do Some English Speaking Countries Pronounce Z as “Zed” and Others as “Zee”, The Fish That Talk With Farts, Why People in Old Photos Stick One Hand in Their Jackets and More

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In this week’s “best of” our YouTube channel, we look at why various English speaking countries pronounce the letter Z differently, the Fish that communicate using farts, who the woman was in the famous Great Depression photograph plus much more. Click here to subscribe to our YouTube Channel for many more videos like this. Why Do Some English Speaking Countries […]

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Where “Gypsies” Originally Come From, Hoover’s Expensive Mistake, Why there’s an Area of New York Called the Bronx and More…

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In this week’s “best of” our YouTube channel, we look at where “Gypsies” originally come from, the many million dollar promotional mistake the Hoover Company made that essentially sunk the brand in the UK, why an area of New York is called the Bronx and much more. Click here to subscribe to our YouTube Channel for many more videos like […]

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Jack Daniel’s Abnormally Nice Team of Lawyers, Why Do Diet Coke Cans Float When Coke Cans Don’t, Why is Cheddar Orange and More

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In this week’s “best of” our YouTube channel, we look at the group of surprisingly nice Jack Daniel’s attorneys, a violinist and the Devil, Why Diet Coke cans float when regular coke does not, the time a band made a lot of money with a silent album and much more. Click here to subscribe to our YouTube Channel for many […]

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The Remarkable BassReeves, The Surprisingly Interesting Story Behind the Filet-O-Fish Sandwich, The Truth About the Origin of the Name of the Baby Ruth Candy Bar and More

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In this week’s “best of” our YouTube channel, we look at the interesting stories of Bass Reeves, the Filet-O-Fish Sandwich, the invention of different types of silverware and much more, including the time we reached 100,000 subscribers. Click here to subscribe to our YouTube Channel for many more videos like this. The Remarkable Bass Reeves The Surprisingly Interesting Story Behind […]

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Why Does Hair Only Grow to a Certain Length, The Origin of the Male and Female Symbols, How January 1st Became the New Year in Many Parts of the World and More

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In this week’s “best of” our YouTube channel, we look at the way hair grows, the origin of the Male and Female symbols, plus, why January 1st is the New Year in many parts of the world, whether NASA really spent millions developing a pen and much more. Click here to subscribe to our YouTube Channel for many more videos […]

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Why Does Your Stomach Growl When You Are Hungry, Why Geckos Feet Can Stick to Almost Anything and Much More

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In this week’s “best of” our YouTube channel, we answer a variety of questions including why does your stomach growl when you are hungry, why a drawn heart doesn’t look like a real one, why lead was added to gasoline and much more. Click here to subscribe to our YouTube Channel for many more videos like this. Why Does Your […]

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Do Athletes Really go to Disneyland After a Big Win, Who was Miranda of the Miranda Warning, Whatever Happened to Confederate President Jefferson Davis and More

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In this week’s “best of” our YouTube channel, Do athletes really go to Disneyland after saying they will when winning a big sporting event? Why is the Miranda warning called that? Why we sometimes refer to the toilet as a crapper and much more. Click here to subscribe to our YouTube Channel for many more videos like this. Do Athletes […]

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Couch Potatoes, Why Red Meat Turns Brown When Cooking, Where Lincoln’s Bodyguard was During the Assassination and More

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In this week’s “best of” our YouTube channel, we look at why lazy people are sometimes called couch potatoes, why red meat turns brown when cooked, why you can’t tickle yourself, the fascinating story of the King of the Dudes, and why we drive on parkways and park on driveways. Click here to subscribe to our YouTube Channel for many […]

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From a Hot Dog Stand to Taco Bell, Why Coupons Sometimes Say They Are Worth a Fraction of a Penny, Ahoy hoy, and More

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In this week’s “best of” our YouTube channel, we look at how a business that sold hot dogs grew into Taco Bell, how the gun on the original Duck Hunt worked, when we used to say “Ahoy hoy” when answering a phone, what started the cops eating doughnuts stereotype, and how the crop circles phenomenon got started. Click here to […]

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Buttockmail and the Origin of the Word Blackmail, Why James Bond Likes his Martinis Shaken, Not Stirred, That Time Coca-Cola Spent $100 Million on Fart Water and More

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In this week’s “best of” our YouTube channel, we look at why James Bond likes his martinis shaken, not stirred, that time Coca-Cola spent $100 million filling coke cans with fart water, the origin of the word blackmail and the lesser known buttockmail, whether the recipe for coke is really only known by two people, why your nose runs when […]

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Women Jumping Out of Cakes, Inventing Monopoly, the Boy Who was Executed Twice and More

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In this week’s “best of” our YouTube channel, we look at how the practice of women jumping out of cakes began, who invented Monopoly, the surprisingly fascinating story of the founding of KFC, the interesting origins of the Troll doll and SpongeBob Squarepants, the boy who was executed twice, and the infamous Fcuk Fashion campaign. Click here to subscribe to […]

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Why Fluorescent Lights Buzz, Why Cats Like Catnip, Can You Change Your Legal Name to Just a First or Last Name and More

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In this week’s “best of” our YouTube channel, we cover the truly fascinating reason why fluorescent lights buzz, why cats like catnip and why stepping on legos is unbelievably painful. We also collaborate with List 25 to share some amazing facts, as well as look at why orange juice tastes so awful after brushing your teeth, why a dollar is […]

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How George Washington Died, Why Rice Krispies Snap, Crackle, and Pop, Why Coke Tried to Switch to New Coke and More

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In this week’s “best of” our YouTube channel, we answer such questions as how George Washington died, why Rice Krispies snap, crackle and pop, why Coke inexplicably tried to change their formula completely almost overnight, why lobsters turn red when you cook them, why poop is brown, why peppers taste hot and mint cold and why the traditional dog of […]

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Is Saccharin Bad for You, Why Do Amish Men Wear Beards but not Mustaches, Why Does Popcorn Pop and More

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In this week’s “best of” our YouTube channel, we answer such questions as, why Amish men don’t wear mustaches, whether saccharin is bad for you, why popcorn pops, that time future president Andrew Jackson killed a man simply for verbally insulting him, why we measure time the way we do, and why braille is used in drive-up ATMs. Click here […]

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Why the Mass Avoidance of Some Business is Called Boycotting, What is Supposed to Happen When You Land on Free Parking, Why Garlic Makes Your Breath Smell Bad and More

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In this week’s “best of” our YouTube channel, have you ever wondered where the term “boycotting” came from, what’s actually supposed to happen when you land on free parking in Monopoly or why garlic makes your breath smell bad? We answer those questions and also look at the time Howard Hughes bought a TV station, why sterilization techniques are used […]

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