At the end of Prohibition, FDR said, "What America needs now is a drink."
Diplomatic immunity may be intended to keep diplomats from running afoul of local authorities while serving abroad, but some workers take it as a license to act like jerks.
If you're in Birmingham and looking for weekend programming, come out and meet various members of our Alabama staff at the Magic City Arts Connection in Linn Park.
On March 20th, Obscura Day was a worldwide celebration of "expeditions, back-room tours and hidden treasures in your hometown." 80 events took place in 20 countries, hosting more than 4,000
Every Friday, 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. Very casual.
The Town that Loves Charlie Chaplin
Charlie Chaplin has a fan club in Adipur, Gujarat, India called the Charlie Circle.
By changing one letter at a time to form different English words, and leaving all other letters in their original positions, convert SPIN into TIRE inÂ seven (or fewer) steps.
Until recently, whenever I thought of organized crime in Italy, I thought of Godfather II and its turn-of-the-century flashbacks.
Soviet Sci-Fi Animation in the 1980's. These 'toons are based on stories from American authors so you may be able to follow along, and a couple even have subtitles.
Today, fellow citizens of this planet, is Earth Day. First founded by Sen. Gaylord Nelson on April 22nd, 1970, Earth Day has become a massive global event.
Jeff Garlin co-stars and executive produces the HBO series Curb Your Enthusiasm.
The NFL draft is upon us.
A reader suggested Clifford the Big Red Dog via Twitter the other day, and although I tend to lean more toward smaller dogs, I thought that was a great idea.
Okay, so there's a US government website called newmoney.gov. That's the first problem. We need a whole website with its own domain name to talk about updated currency?
Last month, Jason and I started a side project called Watercooler Ammo.
by Brian Gottesman
There are few areas of learning and scholarship that haven't been touched by Sir Isaac Newton (1643-1727).