There really was a Dr. Scholl. Podiatrist William Mathias Scholl was born in Indiana.
If I'm to believe my parents, it appears that "liquid" was my first word. Sentimentality aside, I've always accepted that liquids would be instrumental in my life.
I'm reading The Breaks of the Game, David Halberstam's book about the 1979-80 Portland Trail Blazers. I recognize this may not be a subject you find intriguing. But this might be.
Last night, my wife told me that Sochi had won the Winter Olympics. I did not know who Sochi was, and was fairly confident the Winter Olympics were not currently ongoing.
Walking home last night, I witnessed a variety of Independence Day near-mishaps, as cars drove past twinkling buckets of fire, children made their first explosions, and hardcore fireworks dudes lit up
Medical quackery has a long history, but anyone who thinks that peddlers of snake oil and cure-alls are a thing of the past doesn't have an email account (or has the best spam filter ever made).
When you mention Salvador Dali, the most common image people see is The Persistence of Memory, or "the melting clock painting," as it's often known. Dali painted it in 1931.
When I was younger, I never thought Max Factor was a real person. I always assumed "Max" was the key "factor" in the success of the cosmetics line.
I was thinking about yesterday's state quarters quiz (scroll down, it's not too far) and it got me wondering about our coins in general.
It doesn't take a genius to figure out that I love animals, ridiculous creatures that they are. So, why is it that it's taken me so long to hear about the Okapi?
Being big fans of soup, soup Nazis and various soup-styled book covers, I couldn't help but post about HoboSoup (for the record, I'm also a fan of hobos).
I saw pics of this dog walking around, and immediately thought "What a croc!" Of course, I meant it in a totally admiring way.
I came across this story last week about a man being prosecuted for making moonshine, which got me to thinking; do people still make moonshine?
Small, apparently, is in.
School names generally fall into four categories. They
In 1992, a cargo of 29,000 plastic (not rubber) ducks, turtles, and frogs was swept overboard from a container ship. The ship was bound for Seattle, carrying a cargo of toys manufactured in China.