We're thrilled to welcome a special guest blogger, the author of Lost States: True Stories of Texlahoma, Transylvania, and Other States That Never Made It.
We've written about the Quidditch World Cup before -- it's a competition in which muggles play a real-world version of the fictional Harry Potter game.
Dozens of companies use acronyms or initials in their names, but how well do you know what the abbreviated letters mean?
Prahlad Jani is an eighty-two year old man who claims not to have had anything to eat or drink in the last seventy years.
As a hard-core band-geek -- Marching Band, Orchestra, Jazz Band, Pit Band -- pretty much whatever band they had going at high school, I know what unusual musical arrangements sound like.
Who is the most influential person on the internet? That argument could go on for years. Bill Gates and Steve Jobs certainly get people to buy things.
What do the names of these five U.S.
We Need a General Theory of Individuality. Science uses large samples and averages to play down differences between people, but still there are no two of us exactly alike.
I was just alerted to this trove of classic David Letterman clips on YouTube. They appears to be transferred from VHS tapes, and give a glimpse of what late-night TV looked like in the 1980's.
So this couple, Jennifer and Jeff, wanted to announce Jennifer's pregnancy.
Clever publicists have been using dates as clever marketing gimmicks for ages, including one of the best marketers of all time: Coco Chanel.
According to a recent New York Times article, more and more Americans abroad are renouncing their U.S. citizenship.
Confession! I love chocolate more than any other flavor in the world. My complexion and the ever-growing tire around my mid-section wouldn't agree, but I can't help myself.
"¢Â Pull up a chair at the Peach Pit and learn a few facts about my home state's signature fruit. Except ...
Every Wednesday, Miss Kathleen provides links to a variety of things happening at libraries across the country.