France's last execution via guillotine was in 1977.
You may remember a post I did awhile back about amazing color photos from WWII, a series of really artful, beautiful slides of life at home and in the army around 1943.
We're thrilled to welcome Mike Trinklein, the author of Lost States: True Stories of Texlahoma, Transylvania, and Other States That Never Made It.
Have you ever wondered why a goat has square pupils, or how bugs can see through their strange compound eyes?
Easy Come, Easy Go
Kenneth Lamoree of Solvay, New York won $3,200 at a casino Monday night. Only about an hour after he arrived home on Tuesday morning, a fire broke out at his house.
Today's Brain Game offers the initials of the titles ofÂ sevenÂ popular motion pictures that premiered last year. As an example, the initials WTWTA stand for Where The Wild Things Are.
We've been told over and over that Neanderthals are extinct and never interbred with humans.
In 2005, The American Film Institute put out a list of the top 100 movie quotes of all time.
With Mother's Day coming up in a few days, I thought we'd take some time to recognize a very particular breed of mom: the stage mom.
We're thrilled to welcome a special guest blogger, the author of Lost States: True Stories of Texlahoma, Transylvania, and Other States That Never Made It.
We've written about the Quidditch World Cup before -- it's a competition in which muggles play a real-world version of the fictional Harry Potter game.
Dozens of companies use acronyms or initials in their names, but how well do you know what the abbreviated letters mean?
Prahlad Jani is an eighty-two year old man who claims not to have had anything to eat or drink in the last seventy years.
As a hard-core band-geek -- Marching Band, Orchestra, Jazz Band, Pit Band -- pretty much whatever band they had going at high school, I know what unusual musical arrangements sound like.
Who is the most influential person on the internet? That argument could go on for years. Bill Gates and Steve Jobs certainly get people to buy things.
What do the names of these five U.S.