In 1865, six-year-old Teddy Roosevelt watched Abraham Lincoln’s funeral procession in NYC.
The title page of this guide to the world's fauna rightly boasts "13 coloured plates and numerous illustrations in the text." The illustrations are the best part.
Another new apartment building will be breaking ground on New York City's Thompson Street in SoHo, and this time, the general public had a voice in how it would look.
The Statue of Liberty arrived in New York on June 17, 1885.
The Internet contains more sheep than you'd ever imagined.
After George Parkman mysteriously disappeared on November 23, 1849, an unusual suspect emerged.
It was Anthony Pratt, in the sitting room, with the brilliant idea.
Registering an aural trademark with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office is difficult, but these sounds made the cut.
No guessing—or geography knowledge—required.
Word Nerd: Dispatches from the Games, Grammar, and Geek Underground, by John D. Williams, is a merry exploration of the intriguing, eccentric, and sometimes brutal world of professional SCRABBLE play.
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