The Pittsburgh Penguins made Mister Rogers an honorary captain in 1991.
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Did you know that books are being pirated? I sure didn't -- I thought piracy was limited to music, movies, and software.
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"¢ The word latke derives from the Yiddish .... "latke"!
Whether or not you believe that humans are causing the Earth to warm, it's indisputable that sea levels are rising, and experts agree that at the end of this century they will be between three an
Over the course of eight months, nine cars in Kent, England, had their brake lines cut.
Last week, I stumbled upon Uke Springsteen's MySpace. Uke, who by day is Pat Healy, is a one-man cover band, using his ukulele to strum out renditions of popular Bruce Springsteen songs.
Edgar Allan Poe's "The Raven" is 165 years old this week.
Yeah, yeah, we all remember the Verb superhero and Interplanet Janet.
"I want to make beautiful things, even if nobody cares," says Saul Bass, creator of many beautiful movie posters, logos, and other designs -- see above for a few iconic examples.
Old-school computer gamers will likely have heard of Richard Garriott, AKA "Lord British," the designer of the classic and long-running Ultima series of single- and multi-player fantasy role
The Kingdom of Boomeria is a magical place of just one hectare hidden in the forest in Bonny Doon, California.
I don't know about you, but I never am misunderstood when I communicate over the internet.