The plastic pink flamingo is the official city bird of Madison, WI.
Since I posted a list called Plush Toys Grownups Will Love a couple of years ago, I've been collecting new and different stuffed toys that appeal to one's sense of fun, irony, and/or anarchy
Here are five 2010 feature films, each of which have five-word titles. Can you identify all five of them by only their initials?
Al Capone, the infamous mobster and convicted tax cheat, spent 4.5 years of his prison sentence at Alcatraz.
Apollo astronauts couldn't buy life insurance if their lives depended on it. But NASA came up with a seemingly silly but genius scheme to raise money in the event of an on-the-job death.
If you haven't seen the "double rainbow" video on YouTube, get ready for something, uh, intense.
Yesterday's post about graffiti turned up some interesting info on a similar phenomenon sometimes referred to as Unapproved Signage (sometimes it doubles as installation art).
They're called phonies, posers, and knock-offs. But the hard-working fans in tribute bands deserve a little respect.
If you're familiar with Brazil, you probably already know about the colorful shanty towns of the country, known as favelas, many of which are built precariously along the sides of massive mountai
When I was eight, the only thing I was building were forts made out of couch cushions.
Every Wednesday, Miss Kathleen provides links to a variety of library-related items.
Here in Los Angeles, cars rule. You've all heard the Missing Persons' song "Walking in LA" - well it's true: nobody walks here. It's just not that kind of town.
So this actually happened: on March 17, 2009, the United Nations sponsored a panel discussion that "explored some of the themes that are of importance to both the United Nations and the critical
Where there's smoke, there's fire; and where there's fire, there's heat.
By changing one letter at a time to form different English words, and leaving all other letters in their
In 2009, U.S. airlines collected $2.7 billion in baggage fees.
From the 1958 until 1992, the Greenbriar Resort in White Sulfur Springs, West Virginia sat on top of a secret.