J.K. Rowling invented Quidditch in a pub.
Every week, Miss Kathleen provides links to a variety of stories about libraries, authors, and books.
So, this is cool. Most of our regular readers are probably familiar with my series of photo essays, Strange Geographies -- and I know it's been awhile since I've posted one.
This is hauntingly beautiful! Our friend Michael Tapp shot this video in the NYC subway system. Check it
During its 62 years of operation, the immigration station at Ellis Island welcomed in excess of 12 million immigrants to the United States. As a result, an estimated 40% of U.S.
Good luck with this week's Wednesday Wordplay challenge.
What common, four-letter, one-syllable English word
can be converted into a three-syllable English word
by adding an "O" to
Form Constants and the Visual Cortex. Science explains why hallucinations tend to be similar no matter what the cause or the cultural background of the visualizer.
We may not be much help in filling out your bracket.
Newsflash: Tweeting stupid things can cost you your job.
Due to fantastic reader response to last week’s Late Movies: Power Ballads, we’re back with a handful of suggestions taken directly from our commenters.
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Muammar Qaddafi is clearly hated by many of his own people, and rightly so: in addition to kidnapping, torturing, and murdering political dissidents, over 40 years of misru
If you think this is a picture of nachos, you'd be forgiven. That was most certainly the intention of Homaro Cantu when he created the dish.
Elmo Live is a fairly complex robot -- for an Elmo toy, anyway.
Today is March 15th, which is known as the Ides of March. So, what does that mean, exactly? And how are we supposed to celebrate?
The website All of the Buildings in New York exists for one reason. To display illustrations. Illustrations of what, you ask? Illustrations of all the buildings in New York.
For today's Tuesday Test Time, you'll be given a list of names. The last names are fine as-is, but the first names are words that are all jumbled up.