Before he wrote Jaws, Peter Benchley was a speechwriter for LBJ.
Having to come to the surface regularly for oxygen makes dolphins great for reliable viewing. But doesn't it sound a little exhausting?
On this date 125 years ago, the Eiffel Tower opened at the Universal Exposition in Paris. Tourists may adore the landmark today, but Parisians didn’t want anything to do with it at the start.
Mitsukurina owstoni, also known as the goblin shark, doesn't look like any shark you've seen before.
While the vast majority of travelers return home without incident, there’s no denying we make easy targets. Excited, disorientated, and unaware of local customs, petty scams play you for a fool.
Whether by design or the result of over-analyzation, these sci-fi creatures were cited as physical manifestations of communism’s “evil empire” during the Cold War.
19th and early 20th century authors knew a thing or two about baby-naming, football-watching, drink-making, and more.
Each May since 1978, some very punny people gather in Austin, Texas, to participate in the O. Henry Pun-Off.
Pablo Picasso said, "Good artists copy but great artists steal." He probably wasn't talking about these people.
Nellie Bly was born 150 years ago today. Here's how she described her decision to take her famous journey.
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