In 1980, Detroit presented Saddam Hussein with a key to the city.
Google invites students between the ages of 13 and 18 to enter their global online science fair. Prizes include a trip to the Galapagos islands and a trip to CERN.
Every week, Miss Kathleen provides links to a variety of stories about libraries, authors, and books.
"Dancing in the Dark" was a huge hit for Bruce Springsteen in 1984.
From the "I Didn't Know They Could Put a Computer in That" department, apparently the Livescribe Echo™ Smartpen is a pen computer that runs software.
On any given day corporations, PR firms and marketing personnel disperse thousands of press releases out into the world – touting new products, upcoming events and nearly any other conceivable news nu
If history hadn't changed, we would be watching Gabrielle Reece dominate Mintonette, Tony Hawk would be a leader in the world of sidewalk surfing, and Forrest Gump would have been an amazing wiff
In 1965, Command Pilot Gus Grissom and Pilot John Young successfully piloted the Gemini 3 spacecraft on a four-hour and forty-three-minute mission into Earth’s orbit, completed a handful of tests of t
• The word "taco" describes the traditional Mexican dish that wraps a maize tortilla around a filling (whose varieties number into the infinite), though the etymology of the word itself and
At this point, I think there's a Star Wars-themed product for just about everything, but here's one you might not have seen -- a throw rug designed to look like a Wampa, the terrifying creat
It's mid-week, and that's Wednesday Word Ladder territory.
Ransom Riggs recently brought you a post on professional golfers taking out clay pigeons with a perfectly played shot.
Five Fake Memoirs That Fooled the Literary World.
Unsolved Mysteries was ahead of its time.
If Bruce Springsteen is the face of the E Street Band, Clarence Clemons is its not-so-secret weapon.
It's not hard to find a celebrity doll these days - every Disney starlet seems to have one, as well as every pop star and even a few models (Tyra Banks and Heidi Klum both have one).