Above the Supreme Court is a basketball court—"The Highest Court in the Land."
Okay, so I'm as big a Star Wars fan as the next guy, but this really threw me. This YouTube video shows a "lost" beginning to the original Star Wars movie, and it's terrible.
1. Why Do People Tie Cans to the Back of the Married Couple's
On this date 576 years ago, Joan of Arc was handed over to Bishop Pierre Cauchon for interrogation.
You may be familiar with the stories of Joan of Arc and Hua Mulan, but they are far from the only women who crossdressed in order to fill roles historically reserved for men.
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Top 15 Amazing Coincidences. As luck would have it, I was looking for this when I found it!
What's really going on when we dream?
Being a product of the Delaware school system, I can't help but love Quakers. My middle and junior high schools were located on a Meeting House Lane.
In our Nifty, Nifty, Look Who's Fifty contest, we asked readers to come up with the best 50th anniversary event that will occur in 2008.
A recent New Yorker article on Strike Beards suggests a broad spectrum of circumstantial beardification -- the article is primarily about beards grown in response to the writers' strike, but it a
When I was growing up, part of the fun of Christmas vacation was being able to lounge around in my PJs and watch daytime game shows on TV.
What's your town's most infamous local eyesore?
More than any other place I've lived, Florida seems to be a magnet for weirdness.
It's a new year, so I thought I'd start by introducing a new feature I'm calling Creatively Speaking, in which I interview all sorts of artists for a first-hand look at how they go abou
The differences between a high acheiver, a gifted learner, and a creative thinker.
BartolomÃ© Esteban Murillo was born just in time to ring in the new year of 1618.
As we enter the new year, I'm re-posting one more favorite post from 2007. Here's a fun one from