The 1900 Olympics featured a live pigeon shooting event. The winner bagged 21 pigeons.
All week I'll be posting excerpts from my new book, The Sherlock Holmes Handbook, available at Amazon and at bookstores everywhere.
The astronomy instructorÂ offered to give extra credit to eight students - Jack, Jane, Jeff, Jess, Jill, Jodi, John, and Judy -Â if they'd help the rest of the class learn about theÂ Solar System
Norman Rockwell: The Original King of the Photoshop.
One of pop culture's most beloved characters -- and some say the most famous fictional character of all time -- Sherlock Holmes has been portrayed on screens both large and small by dozens of men
Last year marked the 100th anniversary of the publication of Anne of Green Gables, Lucy Maud Montgomery's first book about Anne, the redheaded orphan of Canada's Prince Edward Island, and he
So here's a guy who goes by the name Klinginem, rapping the Eminem jam "Without Me" in Klingon (I'm sorry, tlhIngan Hol for you native speakers).
Everyone knows that hunger is a big problem world-wide. But did you know right here in the U.S. we've got our own serious problem?
Artist Adam Beane uses his big talent on a small scale. He makes action-figure sized creations of real-life people.
Dyson calls it an "air multiplier", but everywhere you see this, it's called a bladeless fan. A fan with no blades? Where does the air come from?
It's been a while (not long enough for some) since we've done a Really, Really Bad Rebus for the Brain Game, so enjoy this one.
It's been well over a century since the first Sherlock Holmes adventure was published, and yet the master detective remains as popular as ever; witness the upcoming release of Holmes, starring Ro
Ze Frank tells the history of Afghanistan in three minutes. Just an overview, but more than most Americans know about a country we're fighting in.
The Top Ten Internet Rules and Laws.
Like live music? Of course you do. Know where to listen to thousands of legal concerts for free?
It's an all-new 5-day trivia hunt,
with an all-new set of puzzles, prizes, and now, a major sponsor!
Co-puzzle Master Josh Halbur and I are thrilled to announce that How Did You Know?
"Feel Art Again" has gotten a little off schedule due to the plethora of information available about Ernie Barnes and Maurice Sendak.