The plastic pink flamingo is the official city bird of Madison, WI.
U.S. Airways Flight 1549 crash landed into New York's Hudson River on January 15 with 150 passengers and crew aboard.
At the request of reader Peter, today we will take a look at Yves Tanguy (1900-1955), a French-American surrealist who passed away on this date 54 years ago.
When famous people get married, it seems like people immediately take bets on how long it will last.
Please excuse this field trip into total silliness, but the following two videos pretty much made my week.
There's nothing I enjoy watching quite so much as someone else getting excited about something they love -- and then taking things too far.
"It's not enough to survive. One has to be worthy of surviving."
Back in 1967, tough-talking Chicago journalist Mike Royko concocted a new slogan for the City of Strong Shoulders—"Ubi Est Mea," or: "Where's mine?"
You remember it from high school English, but how often do you notice the classic technique of starting a story "˜in the middle' in the books you read, the movies you see, and even the games
The 56th US Presidential Inauguration will take place on Tuesday, January 20th, although the festivities begin this weekend.
Here's what we like to call a "chestnut" trivia question, but one that might take you a few minutes to figure out if you haven't heard it in a while.
Miss Cellania is temporarily out of commission, so I'll be filling in today. Enjoy!
Meet the people who made your clothes.
On this date in 2001, Wikipedia first went online. Of course, I'm getting this information from Wikipedia, so I could be way off.
I grew up in Denville, New Jersey, which proudly calls itself "The Hub of Morris County." If Morris County resembled a wheel (it doesn't), Denville would be sort of near the center.
If you haven't heard of the Doomsday Clock, here's a brief and terrifying synopsis for you: It was created in 1947 at the University of Chicago as an easy analogy to show people how close we
After every presidential election since 1984, Newsweek has printed the best gossipy stories, revealing all the whining and backbiting of America's greatest spectacle.