Before he wrote Jaws, Peter Benchley was a speechwriter for LBJ.
For a reason unknown to us (but much appreciated), one of last week's Brain Games - an English-languageÂ word ladder - was picked up by the Finnish MTV3 site, resulting in several thousand visits
Happiness and sadness spread just like germs.
There are lots of talking toys out there, and some also have microphones built in, so they can respond to your voice.
I know what you're thinking: What hold music isn't terrible?
Today's the day Billy the Kid bit the dust 129 years ago.
Prepare to learn that you've been doing something wrong your entire life. In an extensive thread at Ask Metafilter, commenters share what they did wrong for years.
With the passing of legendary New York Yankees owner George Steinbrenner, everyone's telling their best stories about The Boss.
"¢Â Sweetness thy name is Licorice, or "sweet root," "sweet stalk" and "sweet grass" (according to the Greeks, Indians and Chinese).
In today's Brain Game, the answer to #2 may come quicker than the answer to #1. Good luck:
1. What U.S. president has had
the longest first name (10 letters)?
2. Which two U.S.
While the story of Marie Antoinette ends with her beheading in 1793, the tragedy of her family continued to unfold long after her death.
The Curious London Legacy of Benedict Arnold.
During the third season of Saved By The Bell, Zack, Kelly, Slater, Screech and Jessie took jobs at the Malibu Sands Beach Club, where Lisa Turtle and her family were members. Mr.
As far as dangerous professions go, "writer" is probably not very high on the list. Carpal tunnel, deteriorating eyesight, maybe paper cuts - sure.
Satellite imagery is full of interesting sights, but my favorite is the grinning KFC logo staring out at the universe from a desert in Rachel, Nevada.
Wish someone would give you a little respect? Want to keep the French from colonizing Central America? You know what song and what doctrine to turn to, but do you know who actually wrote them?