The 1900 Olympics featured a live pigeon shooting event. The winner bagged 21 pigeons.
So far, it seems that airport delays and other inconveniences have been minimal today, a good sign for millions of Thanksgiving travelers.
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This Friday, 152 million people—that’s half the population of the United States—will flock to shopping malls, big box stores, online merchants and r
Research editor and mentalfloss.com regular Kara Kovalchik will be on Talk of the Nation this afternoon to discuss her recent story 11 Sounds Your Kids Have Probably Never Heard. Tune in!
Tattoos have been in and out of fashion for thousands of years.
Each week Miss Kathleen provides links to a variety of stories about libraries, authors, and books. If there’s something noteworthy going on in your local library, leave us a
Just in time for Thanksgiving, we dug up some treasured holiday recipes from political eras past and present.
We're taking a short break for the long holiday weekend.
With the new Muppet Movie opening today, Miss Piggy sits down for an interview. Or whatever passes for sitting down when you're a Muppet.
The Laziest Thanksgiving Recipes.
Our Thanksgiving gift to you: Six videos of dogs and turkeys. You're welcome.
11/22/11 is the 791st anniversary of Frederick II being crowned Holy Roman Emperor, the 293rd anniversary of Blackbeard’s beheading, the 254th anniversary of the Austrian defeat of Prussia in the Sev
Last week’s security breach/assassination attempt at the White House was a shocker, but it’s hardly the first time it's happened.
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According to a Daily Mail article, "sleep texting" is a thing.
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