Winston Churchill's mother was born in Brooklyn.
In addition to a range of tedious activities going automatic, the biggest theme seems to be an anticipation that we will tire of earthly pursuits and take to the sea and sky.
Excerpts from a 1919 U.S. report on German attitudes towards American troops.
A trio of female scientists—an astronomer, a paleontologist and a chemist—are coming to the LEGO universe later this summer.
Featuring a comic book sequel to 'Big Trouble in Little China'
Using statistics to figure out how you're likely to die.
What starts with a C and wakes you up first thing in the morning? If you said coffee, you’re half right. But the other half you may not have considered.
Twenty years ago, it was impossible for most of us to listen to JRR Tolkien read Elvish or see Zelda Fitzgerald grin at a camera or hear an inebriated Hemingway shout about pigeons.
John Green put our growing collection of slang dictionaries to good use.
There is something swarming in New Mexico. The infestation is so thick that clouds of insects are showing up on the radar like, well, real clouds.
"The grand ballroom of the Roosevelt Hotel won't serve food like that again this year," wrote Herbert B. Nichols in the Christian Science Monitor on January 17, 1951.
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