Lepidopterophobia is a fear of butterflies.
For four presidents in history that we know of, and likely a few more that we don’t, painting has been a comfort both before their executive years and after them.
We know animals see differently than we do and that their brains process visual messages in a different manner—which has led many to wonder if animals can see optical illusions.
After David Letterman left Late Night (and NBC) in 1993, producers auditioned many comedians for the host position. Lorne Michaels, who was developing the new show, suggested Conan O'Brien.
Although the sideshow has mostly disappeared from the American landscape today, we can still look back on the performers of yesteryear and see how they became the icons of the American circus culture.
Some of them were sold on the Communist lifestyle, some were looking for an escape from Western problems, and some were simply misled.
The unfortunate and untimely death of a young Foreign Service Officer in a suicide bombing on April 6 in Afghanistan’s Zabul province has drawn attention to the careers of U.S. diplomats.
All of that boozing is costing us about $148 billion every year in productivity.
Designing and building a castle is hard work, even with a whole team of skilled craftsmen, but that doesn't mean some people haven't tried constructing one all by themselves.
If you look at the world we live in—from the fitness fads to the gadgets we carry in our pockets and use in our homes to the music we listen to—nearly all roads lead back to one era: The 1980s.
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