Thomas Jefferson wrote parts of the Declaration of Independence in a Philadelphia tavern.
Looking to plan a vacation this summer but still not sure where to go? Why not schedule some decidedly devilish destinations?
In a TED Talk released this week, medical statistician Hans Rosling presents a new way to visualize the global AIDS epidemic.
It's practically a fact of life here in England, like rain half the summer, painfully congested Tube traffic, and conversations about the weather: The English hate the French.
So, you want to learn to cook? Here's a menu of seven schools where you can trade your suit and tie "“ or T-shirt and jeans "“ for a toque and white jacket.
1. Culinary Institute of
What if the things you did in "Second Life" had an effect on the real world? In Shaspa's new "augmented reality" power management tool, they do.
On May 14, 1804—205 years ago tomorrow—Lewis & Clark began their excellent adventure. The great Michael Stusser is with us to recap America's most celebrated road
Yes, it's more than seven months away... but it's never too early to start planning a New Year's Eve party.
What Makes Us Happy? Harvard researchers followed 268 men for 72 years to find the answers. (via Metafilter)
From preschool to college, someone always seems to fall at graduation.
At the request of reader Corrine, today's "Feel Art Again" features Frank Stella, who celebrates his 73rd birthday today.
Today, we heard the news that gave us all renewed faith in humanity, and hope for a better tomorrow "“ Miss California will keep her crown.
Forget your commemorative Pokemon/Sesame Street/or NFL Editions.
If you're like me, you've probably grown up your entire life without putting much thought into the nursery rhymes drilled into your head since you could listen.
May is the hot time for college and high school graduations, so chances are you'll have to attend one at some point this month.
George Vaillant has been overseeing a longitudinal study of men's lives for more than 40 years.
We were delighted to follow the Mars Phoenix Lander Twitter feed, even though we knew that the data collected from Mars was interpreted by NASA before it was sent to Twitter.