There really was a Dr. Scholl. Podiatrist William Mathias Scholl was born in Indiana.
I hate to beg, but we need your facts again, ladies and gentlemen. If I don't meet my quota, the Amazing Fact Generator says he's gonna send a couple of goons over to break my thumbs.
The comic strip Garfield hasn't made me laugh for a long time -- but its many unauthorized spinoffs amaze me.
We recently had the sidewalks torn up and redone in my neighborhood, and since then I've been finding lots of new sidewalk graffiti, mostly of the written-while-the-concrete-was-still-wet persuas
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Forever Young Treehouses is a corporation that designs treehouses for communities, camps, and organizations with a special emphasis on accessibility for the disabled.
It's time for another whimsical Tuesday Turnip search wherein I type a random phrase and we see what kind of interesting factoids "turn-up."
Today I typed in "the average Americ
An Amazon tribe initiates boys into manhood by subjecting them to ant stings that are many times more painful than bee stings.
"¢ Our second College Weekend is rapidly approaching (March 15-16). If you're currently seeking a degree and have one good story in you, pitch it to College Weekend Editor Stacy Conradt.
The space race is over, folks.
Every Monday, we venture into the archives of The New York Times to find the first time the paper covered various topics.
Thanks to everybody who participated in our third photo challenge: "Show Us Your Junk!" Weird items were found and photographed (if not purchased); you almost get a musty whiff of that sig
Story time has long been a completely analog process -- employing good old-fashioned print books, read together with a child.
Is there an end to the wonderful things aerogel can do?
Malcolm Gladwell, author of Blink and The Tipping Point says, "BjÃ¶rn TÃ¼roque is so good that people with real guitars now have contests to see who can do the best imitation of his air guitar im
Scientists have discovered a gene that is able to block HIV assembly and replication.