John Adams drank a tankard of hard cider each day and had the occasional beer for breakfast.
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It's Thursday, just one day closer to opening night of the American Idol, Season 7! Will there be a Sanjaya redux? Will Seattle be crowned the worst audition city yet again?
The other day, Will and Jason told me about a Mohammad statue at the Supreme Court they heard about on This American Life.
It's not every day that a 130-year-old joke makes me laugh for five minutes.
Where's the Beef?
A truck carrying $100,000 worth of prizewinning bulls headed for a professional bullriding show was hijacked in Nashville last Friday.
I would never survive a presidential campaign.
My oration lacks charisma. I'm not a fan of business travel.
We kicked off this series last Friday by listing Notable People Named Karen. Today, let's create the definitive list of people named Louis. (Or
Food writer Meg Hourihan went on a quest for the best chocolate chip cookie recipe, and ended up with 26 recipes after just 24 hours.
For those word game lovers out there who've had the privileged of knowing Leonard Bernstein (or any of his friends or family) or, alternatively, read my novel Behind Everyman, you already know ho
The Placebo Effect in Weight Loss. Hotel maids lost weight only after they were told their jobs made them adequately active.
Are self-help books just moneymaking scams?
Even though I no longer live in the town where I was raised, I have its local newspaper saved in my bookmarks.
Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema's "The Roses of Heliogabalus" is one of his most famous paintings, and also a representation of one of the most well-known stories about the Roman Emperor Heli
Winter sports fall into three convenient categories: Hockey, Things That Claim to Not Be Hockey But Aren't Fooling Anyone (bandy, ringette, broomball, etc.) and Things That are Not Hockey.
We've all had those days (weeks"¦ months"¦) at work. Nothing seems to go right. Anything that can possibly go wrong does go wrong.
Just as we once preferred picture books to boring word-only books, we as a society like our information doled out in bite-sized, highly graphic form.