Slumber Party Barbie of 1965 came with her own "How to Lose Weight" book. One tip: "Don’t eat."
Every week, Miss Kathleen provides links to a variety of stories about libraries, authors, and books.
We're on the hunt for the Greatest Facts in American History, and we're giving away $1000 in prizes in the hopes you'll help us find it!
Did you know that:
Growing up, George Was
Chewbacca, Sloth, and Big Bird are all iconic roles, but could you pick any of the actors who played them out of a lineup? Probably not.
Etymology time! I was in a meeting yesterday and the consultant must have used the word "boilerplate" 10 times in 10 minutes.
Growing up in Southwest Florida, we had Dr. Paul Bearer. Other people knew Vampira or Elvira or Svengoolie or Grimsley -- all regional TV horror hosts.
Now I'm no scientician, but I can tell you that the following video shows some seriously weird science.
October is the time of year when, to quote a great man, “Creatures crawl in search of blood, to terrorize y’awlls neighborhood.” Much is made about the exploits of those creatures – vampires, mummies,
Eyeless animals can seem almost alien compared to those we're used to, but a lack of sight doesn't have to mean a loss in senses or abilities.
The one in the picture above is an olm, whic
You know you’ve really done something with your life when your name becomes a noun.
AV Club offers this intriguing interview with Davis Guggenheim – director of the much talked about new documenta
Here's the Five-by-Five concept with a brand new twist. Enjoy!
Unscramble the following words and place them into a 5 × 5 grid so that they link together.
Just a few weeks ago, writer Dan Savage started the "It Gets Better" Project with this video.
Reading Rainbow rather quietly left the airwaves last year after 26 years of encouraging kids to read simply for the fun of it.
If you missed last week's installment, check out A Short History of Long-Haired Music archives here.
Was there music before Bach? Ummm, of course there was.
How do you bring attention to a disgusting city-wide problem while making art and keeping a sense of humor about the issue?
"Wish I were as photogenic as the dog."