In Japan, letting a sumo wrestler make your baby cry is considered good luck.
Russians thinks Americans smile too much, and therefore must be either mentally ill, deceptive, or insulting. But just maybe living in America is something worth smiling about.
MTV Unplugged premiered in 1989, showcasing musicians playing acoustic versions of their songs.
CNN has launched some video content on Vimeo, that other video site that looks nicer than YouTube.
Every Wednesday, Miss Kathleen provides links to a variety of stories about libraries, authors, and books. If there's something fun going on in your local library, leave us a
• Where does cinnamon come from? What, you think it grows on trees? Close enough - it actually comes from the inner bark of a cinnamon tree!
Note: This article was originally published in 2008, before Brenna wrote a book and went on to big things at Mashable.
The increase in the cost of Groucho glasses from 2009 to 2011 was 60% (from $15/dozen to $24/dozen), according to the 2011 Cost of Laughing Index – an annual report of the fluctuations in the finances
This year’s Dutch Book Week is celebrating the autobiography.
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Nothing says “Destined to hold its value indefinitely” quite like a teddy bear stuffed with plastic pellets.
If I were a better hiker, this would be very high on my list of places to visit before I die.
It's time for the Wednesday Wordplay segment of the Brain Game column.
An Interactive Timeline of Middle East Protest Movements. Just in case you are a bit confused about what happened and when in the various countries experiencing civil unrest.
Note: This article was originally published in 2009.
As Chris pointed out this afternoon, today is William Shatner's 80th birthday. How much do you love Shatner?
Today is William Shatner's 80th birthday.