God and Jesus are the only characters on The Simpsons with a full set of fingers and toes.
Installment #33: By the end of August 1912 the situation in the Ottoman Empire was catastrophic, as ethnic conflict in the Balkans spiraled out of control, giving the Balkan League – a loose alliance
A very long but essential read by the fantastic Atul Gawande for the New Yorker: Can Hospital Chains Improve the Medical Industry? (You'll actually learn a lot about the Cheesecake Factory, too.
Remember that animated, professionally narrated version of Peter and the Wolf you saw as a kid?
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Neil Armstrong -- astronaut, engineer, professor, Navy pilot, and first man on the moon -- has died at the age of 82. He is best known for the words he spoke just after he set foot on the moon.
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Well this is just so many different kinds of fantastic I don't know where to begin: Alan Rickman makes tea in EXTREME slow motion. ?
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Sure, his coloring makes him look good against a red background, but it turns out that in the early days of firefighting, the Dalmatian served an important
Adande Thorne, also known as Swoozie, posted an animated video of his adventures as a Disney theme park cast member. It was so successful that he now has a career as a video blogger and animator.
Today is the 78th birthday of Kenny Baker, the actor inside R2-D2 in each of the six Star Wars films. So let's learn a bit more about him.1.
On Fridays, I post a series of unrelated questions meant to spark conversation in the comments. Today we're doing something slightly different.
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Mohammed Salmodin was working in his rice paddy in his village in Nepal when a snake bit him.
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