Leap Day: Why we need it every four years

The idea of adding an additional day to the calendar every four years started with Julius Caesar, and its main purpose is to keep the spring…

Leonardo DiCaprio accepts the award for best actor in a leading role for “The Revenant” at the Oscars on Sunday, Feb. 28, 2016, at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

2016 Academy Award winners in charts

Admit it: Even if you haven’t seen any of the nominated films you’re still kind of interested in the Oscars. Here you go: a final look at wh…

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump smiles as he greets voters at a caucus site Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2016, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

Trump admits retweeting Mussolini quote

GOP frontrunner Donald Trump admitted retweeting a quote from Italian fascist dictator Benito Mussolini and called it “a very good quote.”

George Washington in the iconic image crossing the Delaware River (File via Graphiq)

25 facts about George Washington

George Washington earned the title “The Father of His Country.” When historical figures achieve such iconic status, though, it becomes harde…