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Then-eight-year-old Wendy Thomas on November 15, 1969, at the grand opening of the first Wendys restaurant in Columbus, Ohio.

Before he died, the Wendy’s founder apologized to his daughter for naming the chain after her

Wendy's founder Dave Thomas tried all five of his children's names before he settled on his daughter Melinda's nickname, Wendy.
An epoxy mount containing a sliver of a nearly 3.5 billion-year-old rock from the Apex chert deposit in Western Australia.

The oldest known fossils show life on Earth began more than 3.5 billion years ago — and indicate life in the universe may be common

New findings indicate that diverse life existed on our planet before many thought possible — which might mean it's easier for life to evolve than we thought.

There’s new evidence that life on Earth began with meteorites crashing into warm little ponds

Meteorites, which smacked into early Earth often, may have caused life to form in warm little ponds all over the planet.

Turns out Bluetooth is named after an old Scandinavian king who died over 1,000 years ago

Bluetooth has been around for 20 years. Its name and logo is on virtually every device we own. But where does the name come from?