At the Wife Carrying World Championships in Finland, first prize is the wife’s weight in beer.
Even during our country's worst economic downturn, some folks still knew how to make a buck—many bucks, in fact.
The Convention Confrontation: Gore Vidal vs. William F. Buckley, Jr.
Today is Ann M. Martin's birthday.
"¢ "Chewing gum may be a $19 billion industry, but it's not a universally accepted practice.
The Hoover High School Math Team from Hoover, Alabama—our founder Will Pearson's alma mater—recently finished 8th at the national Mu Alpha Theta Conference, so we sent them ou
It was 70 years ago today that The Wizard of Oz premiered at The Strand Theatre in the little lakeside town of Oconomowoc, Wis. The film, based on the hugely popular children's series by L.
If you're a fan of this blog, you probably like to read. A lot. And you probably have your own favorite book jacket designs.
Thanks for taking a crack at the Brain Game. Today, we ask you for a simple five-letter word. What could be easier than that?
It's the wild west of the internet, where anonymous users invent new memes, plot hack attacks, and post child porn. Find out what really goes on at 4chan, without having to actually go to 4chan.
Tonight's movies are a little later than usual. Mangesh and I were off gallivanting at the launch party for Afar Magazine—a unique celebration for what looks like a cool magazine.
Thomas Edison was a busy guy "“ you know he invented the incandescent lightbulb and the phonograph, of course, but he also had 1,092 other patents to his name (although some were inventions of hi
Yesterday, we tested your knowledge of state capitals. Tonight's quiz, which was suggested by reader Tucker Cummings, jumps across the pond.
Some friends of mine lampoon German director Werner Herzog in this new web series, Cooking With Werner.
Are you into farmer's markets? I love them primarily because you get fresh, local food -- but it's also great because you can actually interact with the people who grow your food.
Most of us pick up a razor at least every couple of days, and although shaving's a little tedious, it's not too much of a hassle. It hasn't always been quite so easy, though.