J.K. Rowling invented Quidditch in a pub.
I'm sure this holds true for other parts of the country as well, but in my city especially, people like to relax by watching combatants battle one another inside a ring.
Police Chief Arrests 48 Relatives
The chief of police in Heizhugou, Sichuan province, China oversaw the arrest of 48 of his relatives, with 25 of them serving various sentences.
Today we wrap up New T-Shirt Week!! with a Hokey Pokey shirt.
Astronomers have taken pictures of what they believe are planets that revolve around a star other than our sun.
I was listening to The Beatles' Let It Be album recently, and a puzzle came to mind.
It's no secret that I'm a big fan of trivia books. In fact, I think I have recommended this one before: Five People Who Died During Sex by Karl Shaw.
Design magazine Core77 sent the intrepid Glen Jackson Taylor inside NASA, to learn how the organization handles industrial design -- the process of designing the usable and beautiful devices.
Fans going to an NBA game may be treated to some of the world's best basketball, but that's not always enough to lure people into the seats.
As Mental_floss lists go, this one is pretty short.
Who didn't love animal crackers when we were kids? And who doesn't still love animal crackers now?
I love internet shopping, because you can connect with artists and craftspeople who you'd never have heard of otherwise.
If you missed our interview with Jackie Hoffman yesterday, you'll want to check that out to better your chances of winning today's giveaway, Jackie's new CD, Live at Joes' Pub.
The Flintstones are Fred & Wilma, with daughter Pebbles and pet Dino.
On day four of New T-Shirt Week (!!), we've got one for all you math junkies.