7-Up was originally called "Bib-Label Lithiated Lemon-Lime Soda."
by Brian Gottesman
There are few areas of learning and scholarship that haven't been touched by Sir Isaac Newton (1643-1727).
Just a simple reminder of our Twitter account's
Every once in a while, an environmental disaster makes big news, but the effects remain years after the headlines have faded.
Some recent letter-crunching revealed something special about the word PLAYER: According to my dictionary, no fewer than 66 different words of three or more letters can be formed from its letters.
I'm sure we could have a nice long discussion about what the world's flossiest band is -- They Might Be Giants would certainly be a strong contender -- but I'm gonna go a little more ol
A New York pizza chef in Atlanta shares his passion for pizza and everything to do with pizza making.
Twenty years ago last week, Twin Peaks made its TV debut. Often described as eerie, creepy, or just plain weird, Twin Peaks is now considered a landmark in TV history.
Curious George and The Man in the Yellow Hat have been around for nearly 70 years, and yet the little monkey has the same appeal to kids today as he did back in 1941.
Every Wednesday, Miss Kathleen will provide links to a variety of things happening at libraries across the country.
The Neptune movement from Gustav Holst's The Planets is generally considered the first piece of music to use the fade-out.
Last week the Library of Congress announced that it would archive all public tweets (Twitter messages).
"¢Â Almonds have a long history of importance, even getting a mention in the Bible's Book of Numbers as a symbol of divinity. Romans also used almonds as a fertility charm.
It seems that so many video games are about wars (be it intergalactic, historical or fantasy), it onlyÂ makes sense to start recruiting for the cause.
As far as we can tell, the idea of counting sheep to get to sleep might go back to ancient shepherds, who had to literally count their sheep every night before turning in, to make sure they were all t
Today's Brain Game offers the initials of the titles of seven of the top 25 highest-grossing motion pictures released in the year 2000.