There really was a Dr. Scholl. Podiatrist William Mathias Scholl was born in Indiana.
Change is happening already.
According to legend, the celebration of the Chinese New Year began with a monster called Nian. The beast would arrive on the first day of the new year and devour crops, livestock and people.
Chuck Close (born 1940) is one of the most requested artists for "Feel Art Again." Referred to by some as the "rock star of contemporary art," Close is one of the most well-known
Get your magazines (Jan/Feb '09 issue) handy and come back at 1:30 p.m. (EST) on Sunday for our $50 challenge.
Last Saturday, we announced our first-ever "Feel Art Again" contest, challenging our readers to design Rube Goldberg devices.
From Flossy Friend Dail, an intriguing article on how to "hack your brain" and create sensory illusions.
On the face of it, it seems like a hard sell to get millions of people to part with vast amounts of their hard-earned cash with just a hint of ever getting any of it back.
We've been getting lots of great reader suggestions for timed quizzes (you can pitch us ideas under this post). Some of your ideas were so brilliant we'd already used them. Here are a few
I read an article about the extinction of the Eyak language a couple of days ago (see #1 on the list below) and it really intrigued me.
Because I failed to post a new book giveaway last night, today's Friday Happy Hour will be a complete overcompensation. (My mother-in-law had surgery yesterday, and Dr.
The New York Times ran a delightful article today about dirty-sounding towns and streets in Britain.
Although the Academy Awards are far and away the most visible of all of the Academy's endeavors, the group is involved in numerous other missions in the field of film study.
Frontline is a PBS documentary series that has consistently offered the best reporting on a huge range of topics for over 25 years.