The little plastic bit on the end of your shoelace is called an aglet.
Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov wrote the tune "Flight of the Bumblebee" for his opera The Tale of Tsar Saltan in 1899.
In 1997, Fred Rogers was presented with a Lifetime Achievement Award at the Emmys.
My buddy Scott is a grave-robbing expert.
Intruder calls 911 Out of Fear
Timothy James Chapek was taking a shower in Portland, Oregon, when someone came into the house.
Apologies for my absence yesterday; the Thursday Brain Game was eaten by the monster that's been wreaking havoc on our site. (The last month's worth should reappear on the site...
Atlas Obscura is hosting their second annual International Obscura Day on April 9, 2011.
You might be wondering what the heck is going on over here. Why do we think it's February 11th?
Cartoonist Charles Addams was almost as bizarre as the characters he drew.
This is not only really cool, but it has striking implications for makers of film and TV.
For many kids growing up in the 1960s, slot cars were a regular part of Saturday afternoons.
Either our site mistakenly thinks today is February 11th or I mistakenly think today is March 10th. We're working on sorting this
From the days of home delivery to streamlined self-service stores, here are the stories behind 12 supermarket chains.1.
It feels like every car commercial you see touts the vehicle’s sterling showing in a J.D. Power and Associates survey. The awards are bandied about as if their origins are common knowledge.
Kinetic Typography (“moving text”) has been around for at least half a century — movie title sequences often feature some form of moving text, and there are tons of famous examples.