We left astronaut poop on the moon

We came. We saw. We littered. On each of mankind's six historic moon landings, dozens of objects were left behind-- ...

18 American Presidents Didn’t Have a Vice President For All or Part of Their Terms

We're used to seeing a president and a vice president, but more than a dozen times throughout American history, there ...

Members of the Electoral College Have Voted Their Own Way 158 Times

In the United States, presidents are not elected directly-- instead, each state's votes are tallied and the winner ...

The USSR Landed Multiple Probes on Venus in the 1960s

When we think of the space race, we generally think of initial race to put a human in space and the moon landing which ...

The US Senate Once Tried to Ban Dial Telephones From Capitol Hill

Today for most people who own cell phones, manual dialing is largely a thing of the past: your contacts are stored in ...

The World Trade Center Towers Originally Lacked Lightswitches

When the World Trade Center in New York City was first opened in 1973, employees didn't have to worry about turning off ...