E.B. White of Charlotte's Web fame is the "White" of Strunk and White.
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The nine white squares inside the main red grid should be filled with the digits 1 through 9.
In 1959, Marine Corps pilot William Rankin was cruising at nine miles above the earth in an F-8 Crusader combat jet when something went wrong and he had to eject.
348 Photos of People Absolutely Losing Their S**t in Haunted Houses. (Thanks, Alex Segura!)
Despite being a writer, I have always been terrible at marking up poetry.
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Get in the Halloween spirit by checking out the eerie sound of … a meteor shower!
The Smithsonian Magazine's blog has been filled with some pretty cool articles recently (ok, maybe cribbing
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Love wasn't always as simple as liking — and putting a ring on — it. Here's how the dating game has been played in various cultures over the years.
The Milwaukee Brewers just won their first playoff series since 1982. I just wanted to point out the M and B in their old logo.
Ub Iwerks was a Disney animator from the early days of the company. He first worked for Walt Disney in 1922, and created the character of Mickey Mouse.
In the sixty-six years since his death, Adolf Hitler has rightfully been used as a universal symbol for pure evil.
On Fridays, 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.
In this five-minute clip from The BBC's The Pleasure Of Finding Things Out, physicist Richard Feynman talks about his father, and how Feynman was taught by his father, the Encyclopedia Britannica
The Apple application, Photo Booth, was unveiled at an invite-only special media event in October, 2005. Apple released Photo Booth alongside the Rev.
Curry-Eating Contest Sends Two To Hospital
Kismot in Edinburgh, Scotland is a restaurant known for its hot chili pepper curry.
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Out of a standard deck of 52 playing cards, Robert draws five cards at random.
The War in Afghanistan began on October 7th, 2001. Here are some statistics on how veterans and the U.S.