John Adams drank a tankard of hard cider each day and had the occasional beer for breakfast.
Editor's Note: Yesterday, we put up a story from our archives about hero-worship of Rutherford B. Hayes in Paraguay. "Repost old articles about Rutherford B.
Mad Men fans know that before this week's amazing episode (full of tractor accidents, taxidermied snakes and clandestine hotel magnate meetings), we had an episode dedicated almost exclusively to
I admit it "“ I'm reading the new Dan Brown book.
Now this is a find. The 92nd Street Y Podcast (iTunes link) presents a variety of interesting lectures that have taken place at, you guessed it, the 92nd Street Y in New York.
Last Friday marked the end of an era—a very long era—with the final episode of the world's longest running soap opera and continuous story, Guiding Light.
I live in Los Angeles.
Most public transit stops are so boring that you're lucky if you have a glass covering over the uncomfortable bench.
Happy Elephant Appreciation Day everyone! Now get out there and hug your favorite Republican.
Check out this slideshow of the 20 worst foods in America.
Enjoy today's Brain Game, and thanks for playing!
O, SANGUINE BRAIN-TEASER
is an anagram of the name of
what nation and its capital city?
The Black Cab Sessions are a series of lo-fi, one-take performances by notable musicians, filmed for an internet audience in the back of black cabs as they ply the busy streets of London.
In Rutherford B. Hayes' hometown of Delaware, Ohio, there's a memorial to the late U.S. president; it's a plaque that marks his birthplace, which is now a gas station.
It's Stephen King's birthday! Do you suppose he's celebrating somewhere with a Bloody Mary?
The New Yorker brings us an important message from extraterrestrials, translated by writer Paul Simms. I'm just gonna start this dialog by emphasizing that everything's cool.
What if you finished reading this article and remembered every detail of it for the rest of your life?
Of course, falling all the way through the Earth is impossible, since its core is molten.