In Japan, letting a sumo wrestler make your baby cry is considered good luck.
Much has been made in the press of President Obama's off-the-cuff, off-the-record remark about Kanye West and his upstaging of Taylor Swift at the Video Music Awards ceremony.
"¢Â Edible candy on a stick has been around for centuries in many forms, though the "lolly pop" as we now know it was fashioned in the 1920s.
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Today's Lunchtime Quiz will be delayed one (1) hour. But if you're in a quiz-taking mood right now, here's a link to our Top 100 Quizzes. That should tide you over for a
I've said before that I love Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band the same way a dog loves its master: unconditionally, and with the sort of enthusiasm that makes gratuitous slobbering forgiva
"As Gregor Samsa awoke one morning from uneasy dreams he found himself transformed in his bed into a gigantic vermin." The first line of Franz Kafka's Metamorphosis immediately launche
Wednesday means it's Top Chef day. (I think Mike V. takes it this season). Here's a Where Are They Now?
ForÂ today's Brain Game, you'll attempt toÂ transform the word EARS into the word EYES by changing one letter per line to form new words, leaving all other letters in their original position
Anyone who grew up in the eighties has at least some bit of nostalgia for the classic 8 bit games of the decade.
Editor's Note: Yesterday, we put up a story from our archives about hero-worship of Rutherford B. Hayes in Paraguay. "Repost old articles about Rutherford B.
Mad Men fans know that before this week's amazing episode (full of tractor accidents, taxidermied snakes and clandestine hotel magnate meetings), we had an episode dedicated almost exclusively to
I admit it "“ I'm reading the new Dan Brown book.
Now this is a find. The 92nd Street Y Podcast (iTunes link) presents a variety of interesting lectures that have taken place at, you guessed it, the 92nd Street Y in New York.
Last Friday marked the end of an era—a very long era—with the final episode of the world's longest running soap opera and continuous story, Guiding Light.
I live in Los Angeles.