In 1980, Detroit presented Saddam Hussein with a key to the city.
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In our quest to feature a different artist from a different country in each installment of "Feel Art Again" this month, today's post highlights George Lilanga (1934-2005).
Parity has been a buzzword in sports recently, but the NBA doesn't seem to have gotten the message. They've only had nine different teams win the championship in the last 30 years.
Since it's National Doughnut Day, we thought we would rerun this doughy delight from March. Now go get yourself some fried, cakey
One of my favorite video games of all time is The Secret of Monkey Island, an adventure game published by Lucasfilm Games in 1990.
There was a time when cats and rock stars had almost nothing in common, but the 90s, and the faddish popularity of handheld laser pointers it would bring, changed all that.
Man Loses Hand in Tug-of-war
A bizarre accident during the Dragon Boat Festival in Shenzhen, China has left a man with a severed hand.
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Today is National Doughnut Day!
The always incredible James Lipton, host of Bravo staple Inside The Actors Studio (and one of the only stable things to make its way out of Detroit in the past 15 years), has had his fair share of ama
It's a lazy Thursday afternoon...wouldn't you like to know how globes are made at the globe factory*? I thought you might.
Everyone's favorite line-building, time-wasting, procrastination aid video game turns 25 on Saturday. Yep, our friend Tetris is a quarter of a century old.
Just as library cats enjoy the attention they get from people who love books, bookstore cats get the same treatment.
If you're keeping tabs on the score between robots and humans, you've probably heard about the robot named Adam who made a scientific discovery back in April without any human assistance.
McLanderstone & Associates is an odd place to work. Old Man McLanderstone was once a high-school teacher, and he likes to quiz and challenge his employees as if they were his students.