In 1980, Detroit presented Saddam Hussein with a key to the city.
Every once in a great while, a singer comes along that is so untalented, yet willing to sing in public, that people buy records just to marvel at the awfulness.
Ever wonder what would happen if a skilled artist took children's pictures and transformed them into realities? They have, and the results are fantastic.
By changing one letter at a time to form different English words, and leaving all other letters in their original positions, convertÂ BREAD into CRUST in seven (or fewer) steps.
The Atlantic compares the wealth of all 43 men who have held the office of US president, adjusted to the current value of the dollar.
I really hope you have twenty-seven minutes to spare, because I'd like to show you one of the finest short films I've ever seen. It won the Oscar a few years ago.
We're used to seeing the iconic suspension bridge on the skyline now, but when she opened 127 years ago, the world had never seen anything like the Brooklyn Bridge.
Modern myth would have you believe that goldfish can't remember anything that happened more than three seconds ago and, hence, their lives are filled with the constant excitement of never-before-
Director Simon Cottee has just released a new 11-minute documentary about pixel art entitled, fittingly, Pixels.
Where did we get Dick from Richard? Why is Bill short for William?
Born and raised in California, I am a huge fan of my home state's ecological diversity.
The nine white squares inside the main red grid should be filled with the digits 1 through 9. Each digit should appear only once in this main grid. One of these numbers is already provided for you.
The latest incident of how an online community can band together to help someone in the real world involves Metafilter members who kept two Russian girls from becoming sex slaves when they arrived in
Venice is a city known for its stunning art masterpieces and its architectural marvels, for its famous canals, for being the birthplace of Vivaldi and a haven for classical music and opera lovers.
I'm big on lists and schedules - I love crossing things off and find comfort in scheduling my tasks (I know, I know ...
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