Slumber Party Barbie of 1965 came with her own "How to Lose Weight" book. One tip: "Don’t eat."
Remember Showbiz Pizza Place? In the 80's, Showbiz franchise restaurants competed with Chuck E. Cheese's, offering animatronic robot rock, an arcade, and (perhaps only incidentally) pizza.
By anyone's measure, burying a child is one of the most difficult experiences imaginable.
There are those who would say the phrase "geeky flowcharts" is redundant, since flowcharts are pretty geeky in themselves.
It's Just A Pebble: That's what a South African farm wife told amateur geologist Schalk van Niekerk in 1866 when he took interest in a rock that her children were playing with.
Adolph Hitler's American relatives vowed never to marry or have children.
By John Green
For anyone paying attention to the recent headlines, the media's been making a big to-do of John McCain's editorial getting rejected by the folks at the New York Times.
I'm celebrating birthday number 26 today, so I thought I would see what other factoids I could find about the number.
10 Facts About the Number 26
If my class ring had this sort of functionality, I would have bought one immediately.
When it comes to being mammal, dolphins fit the bill in all respects: they give birth to live young and nurse them, they're warm-blooded, they've got lungs and breathe air (they're also
Yesterday was the 39th anniversary of Neil Armstrong and company's historic moon landing. In digging around, I found these great photos on TheCellar.
My job requires that I spend a lot of time indoors, and so my friends tend to do the same. Two cohorts of mine - Edward Carter and Johnny Millikin - decided to try their hands at gardening this year.
The WASP Injector Knife was designed to kill in a particularly gruesome but effective way. It's marketed as a defense against deadly sharks, wildcats, and bears.
President James Garfield's Mistake: Denying lawyer Charles Guiteau a diplomatic post and/or not realizing that Guiteau was seriously mentally disturbed.
Charles Guiteau's Mistake: Believi
We're back with another 5-day trivia hunt!
To remind you of the rules: Every day this week, I'll be presenting a specific challenge.
Maybe because it doesn't get much competition from Little Chocolate Donuts (the donuts of champions), but more probably because of its genius marketing, Wheaties has been a breakfast staple for l