Janis Joplin left $2,500 in her will for her friends to "have a ball after I’m gone."
Wheel of Fortune was one of my favorite game shows for years; I remember watching it back in the 1970s, when Chuck Woolery was the host (and one of the regular prizes was a large ceramic dog).
How Do Vaccines Work and Are They Dangerous?
Mary Moser (1744-1819) was "one of the most celebrated women artists of 18th-century Britain," yet today she's mostly overlooked.
The Hornets were supposed to be the Spirit, while the Grizzlies were almost named the Mounties.
In the late 1970s, the Phillies' mascots were two 18th-century siblings named Philadelphia Phil and Philadelphia Phyllis, but the duo did little to attract families wary of Veterans' Stadium
Here's a lovely blog consisting simply of old photos, advertisements, paintings, and such: Turn of the Century.
During the winter of 1884, Queen Victoria's youngest son, Prince Leopold, was convalescing in France. While there, he slipped and fell and couldn't stop bleeding.
It's an all-new 5-day trivia hunt,
with an all-new set of puzzles, prizes, and now, a major sponsor!
Co-puzzle Master Josh Halbur and I are thrilled to announce that How Did You Know?
There are more haunted places and scary stories around the world than you can shake a stick at. Here are a few you might not be familiar with already.
You can't set foot in a mall without hearing one of their names, but the stories behind the men and women who founded department stores aren't often part of our food court conversations.
We may be used to seeing rainbows during drizzles, but rainbows paired with lightening or tornadoes are a whole different story.
All week I'll be posting excerpts from my new book, The Sherlock Holmes Handbook, available at Amazon and at bookstores everywhere.
The astronomy instructorÂ offered to give extra credit to eight students - Jack, Jane, Jeff, Jess, Jill, Jodi, John, and Judy -Â if they'd help the rest of the class learn about theÂ Solar System
Norman Rockwell: The Original King of the Photoshop.
One of pop culture's most beloved characters -- and some say the most famous fictional character of all time -- Sherlock Holmes has been portrayed on screens both large and small by dozens of men