Before he wrote Jaws, Peter Benchley was a speechwriter for LBJ.
The Library of Congress was established 209 years ago when President John Adams signed an Act of Congress that approved the appropriation of $5,000 for the purchase of "such books as may be neces
A tricorder is the high-tech scanning device in the Star Trek universe that analyzes things at a distance.
(Cue organ music.) We return to the local accounting firm of McLanderstone & Associates.
On the Street and On Facebook: The Homeless Stay Wired.
For the month of June, "Feel Art Again" will feature an artist (or artists) from a different country for each day the series appears.
While specific events in history have played a major part in the disappearance of many classical works of art, literature and music (the burning of the Library at Alexandria, for instance), sometimes
80s dancing was the crown jewel of 80s movies, and no one does 80s movies better than the Brat Pack, ergo, this mashup video of Brat Pack dance mania is just pure gold.
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OK, ready for a really random one? There appears to be a trend at weddings where the groom and groomsmen recreate the walking scene from Reservoir Dogs. Who even knew this was a thing?
When I first saw this health club bus shelter ad with a scale built into the seat, my first reaction was, "That's brutal." But my second thought was it would definitely get my attention
Thanks to everyone who suggested topics of discussion. Our photoshoot was a smashing success.
I've recently decided that I need to see a game at every baseball stadium in the MLB.
You know the giant piano at FAO Schwarz? It was featured in the Tom Hanks classic* Big, in which Hanks and Robert Loggia play "Heart and Soul" by dancing around.
I have to run out for a couple hours to take care of some very important business (OK, my wife and I are bringing Charlotte to have a family portrait taken.) I haven't gotten a chance to put toge