The duffel bag is named for Duffel, Belgium, where the cloth used in the bags was originally sold.
BY BRIAN KEVIN
As soon as he became the first director of the National Park Service in 1917, millionaire borax magnate Stephen Mather promoted the parks as the ultimate social equalizers, places &quo
Whether you're looking to glow in the dark, swallow a sword, quit smoking, find Atlantis, get out of jury duty, buy the Moon, sink a battleship, perform your own surgeries, or become a ninja, our
BY ADAM K.
A quickie today; Good luck!
By adding a single straight line to the image that follows, convert it into a time of day:
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The atomic bombs that destroyed Hiroshima and Nagasaki in August, 1945 -- and, by most accounts, ended World War II -- are nothing if not controversial.
You see them every day, on TV shows, the news, movies, but how well do you know the most oft-used film transitions? Here are the big five:
Ten Things You Don't Know About the Sun. What I do know is that I haven't seen enough of it this winter.
Modern Technologies That Are Older Than You Think.
89 years ago today, Theodor Philipsen (1840-1920) passed away. The Danish painter is considered one of the only Danish impressionists of his time.
I'm happy to announce a winner to our last How Did You Know? trivia hunt. First-timer Natt Supab was the first of dozens who had all the correct answers. Congrats Natt!
Over the past few years, we've cranked out hundreds of quizzes. Chances are you haven't aced them all just yet. We'll be re-running a quiz from the archives each day at 5pm.
Technically, it's more like, "10 Fake Brands and Numbers and License Plates Used by the Entertainment Industry" but that's pretty wordy for a title.
Whether you're looking to become invisible, swallow a sword, quit smoking, find Atlantis, get out of jury duty, buy the Moon, sink a battleship, perform your own surgeries, or become a ninja, our
Meme alert: Twitter users have started reversing narratives.
Square Root Day is when the month and the day are the square root of the year. It only happens nine times in a century, and today (3-3-09) is one of those