The Rhodes Scholar program is named for De Beers founder Cecil Rhodes.
As I mentioned in last week's newsletter, some of my favorite posts are the galleries of reader-submitted pictures, such as Our Readers & Their Famous Friends and Nerdy Childhood Photos.
Conventional wisdom tells us that a college degree will get you much further than only a high school diploma.
A new product for kids' bikes that will replace training wheels? I'm on that! Training wheels are a pain. They don't corner well. They bend and break when
This year Disney has been letting everyone into their parks for free on their birthday, but next year's Give A Day, Get A Disney Day promotion is even cooler: donate a day of your time to a volun
Here in metro Detroit, the joy of our NFL team actually winning a game last week has been tempered this week by the collapse of our AL team.
Understanding the Anxious Mind. Those who realize they are born worriers can learn to deal with anxiety in their own way.
7 Secrets Only Two Living People Know (For Some Reason).
By Brendan Spiegel
While today's presidential slogans are mostly indistinguishable combinations of the words "America," "leader," and "change," that certainly
The subject of our final post for our week of women is Marie Grosholtz (1761-1850), although you probably know her as Madame Tussaud.
Nicole has made my week by finding this amazing HuffPo article on ... crazy pregnancies! Step right up to see the 19 pound baby! Black and white twins! The oldest woman to give birth!
In case you weren't obsessively refreshing mentalfloss.com all week, here's what you
I'm, oh, five years behind the rest of the world, but I finally saw Wicked. It was, as promised, awesome. Even my husband liked it (although he still wonders why they have to sing everything).
In 1971, astronaut David Scott conducted Galileo's famous hammer/feather drop experiment on the moon, during the Apollo 15 mission.
Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy Onassis was one of our country's most stylish and elegant icons for decades, but she was no empty, aloof beauty.
Forced perspective photography combines an unlimited focus range with an expansive landscape to create a photo that your mind interprets to be real. The effect is a Photoshop-less photo forgery.