Above the Supreme Court is a basketball court—"The Highest Court in the Land."
In case you're not familiar with the Turnip, it's a whimsical Google search, wherein I type a random phrase and we see what kind of interesting pages "turn-up." As always with thi
Some cults get all the publicity. The Manson Family, the Branch Davidians, Heaven's Gate—everybody's heard of them.
If you're a fan of rare steaks, then you have reason to rejoice; a new e. coli vaccine is finding its way into testing this year.
In the Christian tradition, today the the final day before the beginning of Lent, also known as Shrove Tuesday, Mardi Gras (Fat Tuesday), Faschingsdienstag, Malasada Day, Sprengidagur, Martes de Carna
Airing TONIGHT (February 16, 2010) on PBS! The film is "MINE," part of the Independent Lens series on PBS.
What's the next name in the following series?
Claudia, Thelma, Elizabeth,
Eleanor, Anne, ________?
Here is the SOLUTION.
They're the first names of the Fir
There are very few truly uncontacted peoples left in the world -- that is, people who have never been colonized or settled or had their mineral rights exploited, who know virtually nothing of the outs
A video of Apolo Ohno in training sheds some light on how speed skating is done. It still seems fairly impossible to actually do.
6 Man-Made Natural Disasters Just Waiting to Happen.
The Winter Olympics are in full swing, which can be as confusing as it is exciting.
A lot of people know Tom Waits' music -- his bassy growl of a voice, clanking rhythm sections and anachronistic, wheezing accordions and harmoniums sound like no one else.
You've no doubt heard about the terrible luge accident that took place before the Olympics' opening ceremony this weekend "“ while on a training run, Georgian Nodar Kumaritashvili was t
IBM has created a supercomputer that plays the TV game show Jeopardy. In English. And yes, it buzzes in.
Did you do anything special for Valentine's Day? Already planning next year's romantic adventure?
World War I ended nearly 100 years ago, but in some places along what used to be the Western Front, in France and Belgium and near the Swiss border, the shadow of death and danger cast by that war liv
Whatever happened to home trash compactors?