Before he wrote Jaws, Peter Benchley was a speechwriter for LBJ.
Most of the world seems to think that America invented obesity sometime in the last century, but the truth is, fat has always been a part of life (witness Hatshepsut, one of the great ancient Egyptian
If Sunday's Super Bowl is like most of the previous 42, it will be forgettable unless you consider the Terrible Towel a fashion accessory or are one of the few and, at long last, proud Cardinals
I would think that in this economy, the proliferation of everyday items festooned with diamonds would grind to a halt. But I'm wrong, and here are 10 pieces of evidence that prove it.
Today's cultural milestone: The Bacon Explosion, a piece in the New York Times about the proliferation of food blogging on the internet.
No, this isn't a Benjamin Button publicity stunt -- this is more akin to scary science-fiction.
Since we've covered the origins of various sandwiches in other Dietribes, this week we're looking at some straight up sandwich facts and figures, some of which may astound and amaze!
We're back with another 5-day trivia hunt!
Again, the rules: Every remaining day this week, I'll be presenting a specific challenge.
TwoÂ cows walk into a milk bar and order watercress sandwiches. Alex DeLargeÂ winks atÂ his droogs and thenÂ walks over to the pair of heifers.
Fast Lane to the Future. India's new national superhighway has the potential to link different cultures, languages, and classes.
January 27 is a significant for four artists around the world.
As the Super Bowl approaches, your Sunday night plans are probably firming up. And, if you're like millions of other casual sports fans, these plans probably involve sitting in front of a TV.
Anyone else bothered by the grammar here? Fun idea, but really?
Besides WouldYouDoThatIfBarackWasWatching.com, any other URLs with poor grammar we need to know about?
Monday was Australia Day. In India, it was Republic Day. While both are national holidays, the reasons for their celebration couldn't be more different.
If Sean Connery started his working life as a truck driver, that gives us all a little hope for doing something great, doesn't it?
1. Sean Connery - coffin polisher.
Scott McCloud tells a compelling story about his journey into comics (McCloud is the author of Zot!, among other awesome things).