John Adams drank a tankard of hard cider each day and had the occasional beer for breakfast.
It's Thursday folks, and you know what that means... Today I'm naming those long wooden thingamajigs bakers use to slide loaves of bread in and out of the oven.
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What a great job: painting islands on the walls of grocery stores. It ain't exactly the Sistine Chapel, but it sure beats bagging.
First there was the guitar/gun; then there was the stove/chair.
Hey kids! And geeky adults!
If you're the sort of person who resents when your roommates and friends repeatedly steal your favorite mug, boy do we have the solution for you.
"Glossolalia" is a practice that started in American charismatic churches around the turn of the 19th century, but that's not what you know it as -- it's more commonly called "
Check out this round-headed katydid. When I first saw this post, I imagined the hot-pink creature hailed from some sort of exotic locale, filled with tropical flowers and luscious fruit.
One of the great things about languages is that, like our bodies, they tend to regenerate themselves.
My wife and I were fighting over the remote the other night—literally fighting—when it flew out of our grips and went sailing across the room, nearly destroying a ceramic baby ratt
No, we're not advocating one party over another -- we just thought this "children's" book was particularly hilarious.
Yes, this is a family website. Yes, it's well before 5 p.m., at least in this time zone.
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Yesterday I told you about the MITÂ non-Newtonian fluidÂ known as cookie dough; today's MITnNf is spider silk, which the university is trying to manufacture in the lab.Â Â
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Some people call it Election Day; I call it Christmas.