There really was a Dr. Scholl. Podiatrist William Mathias Scholl was born in Indiana.
Welcome to Math Monday.Â (No, it's not a regular feature; I just felt numerical today.) I should know better than to give you an open-ended puzzle to begin the week...
The English composer Gustav Holst completed his most famous work, The Planets, about 15 years before Pluto was discovered.
1966 GE College Bowl: Agnes Scott vs. Princeton.
In 2008, surgeons completed two procedures that could forever change transplant surgery.
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Emmanuel Radnitsky (1890-1976), better known as Man Ray, led a life as interesting as his artwork.
Try a deceptively simple online game where you catapult objects in an attempt to hit the cork that's supporting a dam.
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We're making some updates to our quiz tools right now, and there's a chance this will turn us into the harshest of graders this weekend.
I'm happy to announce some winners to our last How Did You Know trivia hunt.
Did Einstein show any signs of future greatness as an infant?
His first impression wasn't one of fame, no.
I'm one of those music snobs that very rarely likes a cover song more than I like the original, especially when it comes to the Beatles.
Bill Gates is the world's third-richest person, and the driving force behind the vastly-endowed Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation -- which is concerned primarily with global health and educ
Thanks to all 6,467 of you who entered our $50,000 Tuition Giveaway. That number of entries exceeded all expectations.
1. In one of my previous jobs, I had the good fortune to interview a lot of potential employees. I say "good fortune" because this role gave me steady access to strange resumes.