When asked if Abe had any hobbies, Mary Todd Lincoln said, “Cats.”
DNA analysis of thousands of species is helping scientists to redraw the evolutionary tree. It promises to be a very dense, bushy tree when full grown.
The Top 18 Most Addictive Drugs On Earth.
Stacy Conradt's story on Muppet origins is currently sitting atop CNN's Most Emailed list. Congrats to Stacy, and a warm welcome to all you first-time visitors who came from CNN.
Yesterday was the 118th anniversary of the death of Johan Barthold Jongkind (1819-1891).
The early Church Fathers, St.
1. Chris O'Donnell was in a McDonald's commercial. He played a worker getting Michael Jordan his breakfast. Somehow, I think this is less embarrassing than his role as Robin.
The news about the economy continues to be glum, which makes you wonder if any industry or business could possibly be doing well in such a crummy financial climate.
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No Small Tales continues today with a heartbreaking story by author Chellis Ying. Set on the small island of Saipan, part of a U.S.
This week we're lucky to have guest blogger Courtney Humphries blogging with us.
Worms are pretty odd compared to creatures we are more familiar with. Within that already weird group, some worms are weirder than others.
There are many strange subgenres in the increasingly vast world of videogames. One of the strangest -- and oldest -- has to be the fast food video game.
I was 27 when I got married, and it's probably a good thing that I waited.Â I often wonder howÂ anyone younger than that manages to pull it off successfully, butÂ many do.
The Ten Most Interesting Jack The Ripper Suspects. It reads like a list of the most eccentric people of the era. (via Gorilla Mask)
Scientists think they have found the birthplace of Zeus.
The English language is rich with words and phrases derived from other languages, such as Anglo-Saxon and Latin.Â Â Many terms also come from Greek and Roman mythology.
So who watched the Grammys last night? Were you underwhelmed? I kind of was.