Winston Churchill's mother was born in Brooklyn.
Every Friday, I post a series of unrelated questions meant to spark conversation in the comments. Answer one, answer all, respond to someone else's reply, whatever you want. Very casual.
This Monday, we're starting up a new little newsletter called Watercooler Ammo. Every Monday through Thursday, we'll send you one perfectly curated, smile-inducing story.
Children Direct Air Traffic
An air traffic controller at New York City's JFK airport brought his two children to work with him on two consecutive days last month and allowed then to speak to pil
Friday's Brain Game, short and sweet. Good luck!
What two pairs of two-letter
state postal abbreviations
are reverses of one another?
Motherboard.tv just posted a great short doc profiling the world's most prolific (and possibly most eccentric) inventor, Dr. Yoshiro Nakamatsu.
The oldest dinosaur fossil ever found dates back around 230 million years.
Trying to think warm thoughts, I recalled last summer Ransom Riggs had a post of literal music videos, ranging from "Total Eclipse of the Heart" to Billy Idol's "White Wedding.&quo
There's no shortage of Oscar trivia, so I thought we'd prepare for Sunday's awards by finishing out the week with a couple of posts on the topic.
Okay, just stop whatever you're doing and go read this story. 91-year-old Denis Avey (an original Desert Rat) is now revealing the story of his WWII Auschwitz break-in.
I saw this on the wall of my doctor's office this
Lots of us only ask one question when we head to the grocery store: what's on sale?
We consider it natural for a wife and mother to feed her family to ensure their health. That's why we are so horrified when the food leads to death.
Not to, er, sound a note of alarm or anything, but you'll notice roosters are nowhere to be found on this list.
Today's Brain Game has an unknown number of correct answers.
It all started at a crab-apple fair in rural England way back in 1269.