What animal did Marco Polo confuse with unicorns, noting, "They are very ugly brutes to look at" who were not at all as described?
Shakespeare wrote a play whose title required the domestication of what mouse-like insectivore?
What did London's Whitechapel Bell Foundry deliver in August 1752, in time to celebrate Pennsylvania's 50th birthday?
Lord Carnarvon mysteriously died of an infected mosquito bite, after financing Howard Carter's discovery of what person's allegedly cursed tomb?
What city's Potsdamer Platz was destroyed in WWII, paralyzed by a wall, but is now rebuilt with a signature building by Renzo Piano?
Watch out! Microscopic amounts of peanut can kill children who are allergic. Even the medical term for this kind of hypersensitivity comes to us from the Greek word for "on guard." What is this medical term?
This treaty entered into force in 1997, many countries signed it. This treaty is outlawing what?
What were Enigma machines used for during World War II?