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Many cocktails have mysterious name origins.

How 10 popular cocktails got their name

From Sex on the Beach to margaritas, here's how some of the most popular cocktails have supposedly gotten their names.

Can’t go to Mars in your lifetime? NASA is offering to send your name there with its next rover mission instead

You can have your name stenciled and taken to Mars by NASA - but the reality might be a little disappointing.
"Pug" used to be a term of endearment, not a dog breed name.

The supposed origins of 18 popular dog breed names

From pugs and bloodhounds to pit bulls and beagles, here's how some of the most popular dog breeds may have gotten their names.
He wants something "more zany."

Macaulay Culkin is working on legally changing his name to ‘Macaulay Macaulay Culkin Culkin’ after fans voted in a public poll

Macaulay Culkin said he would legally change his name to "Macaulay Macaulay Culkin Culkin" in 2019 after the results of a public poll.
Ciara, Kit Harington, and Miley Cyrus each have interesting middle names.

The surprising middle names of 14 celebrities

From Miley Cyrus and Meghan Markle to Kit Harington and Ciara, here are the surprising middle names of your favorite celebrities.
Jennifer Lopez is often referred to by her nickname.

Jennifer Lopez has been called ‘J. Lo’ for over a decade. Here’s how she got the iconic nickname.

Jennifer Lopez has been a household name since the '90s. Here's how the singer came to be called by her famous nickname, "J. Lo."

Apple picked a bad name for its new streaming service — here’s why that matters

Names matter, and Apple picked a bad one for its new streaming service, Apple TV Plus.
The Kardashian-Jenners all have names that begin with "K" except for Robert Kardashian, who was named after his late father.

Here’s how popular the Kardashian-Jenner family’s names have been since before and after the premiere of ‘Keeping Up with the Kardas...

From Kimberly to Kylie, here's how the popularity of the Kardashian-Jenners' first names have gotten more or less popular since "KUWTK" started.
Depending on where you are, some baby names might not be permitted for use.

Banned baby names from around the world

Many countries have unique naming customs that parents must follow when they are naming a child. Here are some of the banned names around the world.
There are a lot of ways to refer to the end piece of a loaf of bread.

What people call the end slice of bread around the world

From "heel" to "butt" to "booty bread," here's what the end piece of bread is called around the world.