France's last execution via guillotine was in 1977.
No one can accuse the IRS of not being thorough. On their website, they've addressed some of the more common arguments that folks have made to avoid paying taxes.
Welcome to the Wednesday Brain Game: What is the final letter in this sequence, and why?
EO, OE, O, EE, OU, IE, I, EE, EI, IE, ?
Scans of New Hominid's Skull Find Possible Chunk of Brain—and Bugs.
Natalie Cole and her dead father. Bing Crosby and David Bowie. Eminem and Elton John.
In case you're not familiar with the Turnip, it's a whimsical Google search, wherein I type a random phrase and we see what kind of interesting pages "turn-up." As always with thi
I finally saw The Wrestler this weekend, and it was great. One little detail jumped out at me, though -- in one scene, the eponymous wrestler plays a Nintendo game with a neighborhood kid.
As you no doubt heard, we had somewhere between 50 and 50 million inches of snow in Washington, D.C., this winter. All a person could do for much was sit around and look at the U.S.
Ever consider getting away from the city to try your hand at small-town life?
The number 13 had a bad reputation long before 1970, but it only got worse on April 13 of that year. Just eight months earlier, Neil Armstrong set foot on the moon.
There's an ancient mystery buried in China's Taklimakan Desert, a forbidding waste north of Tibet. It's mummies. Mummies of white people.
In today's Brain Game, you'll connect one word or name to another using a "famous pair." The two given words make bookends, and the famous pair (which mayÂ contain names or words)
The 2010 Pulitzer Prizes have been awarded. The winning stories, features, and photographs are linked if they are available online.
The Coen Brothers Meet Quentin Tarantino.
A few months ago, I posted some mini-documentaries made by the fine people at VBS, the video-makin' arm of Vice Magazine.
Happy D.E.A.R. Day! That's Drop Everything and Read, in case you don't have fond memories of D.E.A.R. from Beverly Cleary's Ramona Quimby books.
Aaron Fechter invented the original Whac-A-Mole game in 1971.