John Adams drank a tankard of hard cider each day and had the occasional beer for breakfast.
Last May, we welcomed grammar legend Patricia T. O'Conner as a guest blogger. She has a new book out, and for today's Friday Happy Hour, we have two copies to give away.
Growing up in upstate New York, my dad and I would go to the Saratoga Races every August. There's nothing like watching your horse come around the final turn, battling for the lead.
Ever wonder why people sometimes hate looking at photos of themselves?
Throughout history, kings and queens typically inherited their positions. Therefore, it's not surprising that some royals were not really up for the job.
Office Fridge Sends Seven to Hospital
An office worker in San Jose, California decided to clean out the workplace refrigerator on Tuesday. The old food was taken out and placed on a table.
Holy cow! It's been two months since we last offered a Really, Really Bad Rebus.
The Cannes Film Festival is in full swing and runs through May 24th. Keep up with the festivities at the official site.
This is why you pay attention to warning signs.
HonorÃ© Sharrer (1920-2009) passed away at age 88 a month ago, on April 17, but her death was only announced by her family last week.
Yesterday's educational clips seemed fairly popular, so I thought we'd try another round.
Loripop asked for a Fargo North clip. Here he is with special guest, Big
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Reggie Aqui & Naamua Delaney were kind enough to have me on CNN.com Live today to chat about some recent mental_floss stories.
This whole post started a couple of weeks ago when I was researching terrible movie moms. I came across the #1 spot on our list and was stunned that Bette Davis had stooped to such a movie.
TV hits are cyclic. There will be a span of five years or so when, for example, medical dramas are all the rage.
In 2002, a ragtag trio of NASA interns conspired to steal millions of dollars' worth of lunar rock samples from their secure storage vault.
General Mills is in hot water with the Food and Drug Administration over the cereal giant's claims that Cheerios have been "clinically proven to lower cholesterol." To the FDA's
Why is it that when we're at our most defenseless and socially awkward -- our early teen years -- so many pictures are taken of us?