Sure, beeswax is useful to bees, but it also has a long history as humanity’s first plastic. It’s been used for sculpting metal, conditioning the strings for bows and crossbows, sealing and lubricating guns and musket balls, providing light by burning, and even filling cavities in emergency dentistry.
Today’s interesting trivia could come in handy if you ever wind up in the big house. Learn all about cobwebs, teardrops, and three dots tattoos.
As you pay your taxes, just think about all the neat things they’ll help pay for.
More than 60 years after its invention in 1953, WD-40 can be found in four out of five American homes. Here’s what it can do. (Warning: We haven’t tried all of these.)