In 1980, Detroit presented Saddam Hussein with a key to the city.
This week, Floss' senior annotator warms the bench while the Old Prospector tries his hand at a little pop cultural deconstruction.
Inspired by Pro-Life (nee Marvin) Richardson, we've decided to re-christen some of the other folks who have populated the blog this week.
What do fish and the fight against terrorism have in common, besides starting with the letter F?
David's Celluloid-stumper touched off a spirited discussion about tomorrow's Autumnal Equinox.
Today is Elephant Appreciation Day!
Just in case you didn't witness his meagerly attended soapbox speeches, or his harassment of folks at county fairs, AdFreak is reporting that Marvin Richardson, an Idaho would-be politician/straw
Finally, it's the innovation couch potatoes have been waiting for: Sleeves on a blanket!
Check out this smart ad I saw at TheCellar.
Say a little prayer for Nathan Hale, America's first spy, who gave his famous "I only regret that I have but one life to give for my country" speech 230 years ago today before being han
In the beginning there was the word"¦ you just couldn't say it.
I took this picture during Game 3 of the 2002 NBA Finals. The New Jersey Nets were hanging with the superior Lakers, and I was cruising for snacks.
The no-cap policy struck me strange.
From the Sydney Morning Herald comes news of yet another bizarre festival soon to be protested by PETA: "As part of the Basque San Antolin festival, a contestant in the 'Antzar Eguna' (
This Saturday marks the 44th anniversary of "The Jetsons" debut on television.
The most frequently reprinted editorial column in American history -- the famous "Yes, Virginia" paean to childhood wonder and belief in Santa Claus -- was published 109 years ago today in t
A reader named Brooks wanted to know: "Why does the hair on your head constantly grow while the hair on your body has a limit?"
Technically, the hair on your head has a limit too -- like