The ZIP in ZIP Code stands for Zone Improvement Plan.
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Hundreds of climbers have lost their lives trying to conquer Everest, including four last weekend. But the tallest mountain in the world is not actually the most lethal.
Each week Miss Kathleen provides links to a variety of stories about libraries, authors, and books.
"Nothing I did, where the only reason for doing it was the money, was ever worth it except as bitter experience. Usually I didn't end up getting the money either.
Some people play with their food, while others make a game out of cooking -literally!
Today's mentalfloss.com Brain Game Think Thursday challenge is a "quickie." Good luck:
What four-letter English word for
a particular type of animal has no rhyme?
Here is the ANS
A new line of Lego toys called Monster Fighters features vampires, mummies, and heroes who fight them.
If you’ve ever seen the World Health Organization or American Medical Association logo, or the “star of life” on the side of an ambulance, you might have wondered what a snake wrapped around a stick h
Truman isn’t just gleeful in that famous photo because he won the election, but because it was egg on the face of a paper he hated, the Chicago Tribune.
Baked beans image via ShutterstockBeans, beans, the musical fruit. The more you eat, the more you toot. But don't blame your flatulence on the poor legumes directly.
Kaiten-zushi is better known in the US as "conveyer-belt sushi" or a "sushi train." Sushi is placed on small plates, and the plates on a conveyer belt that runs around the restaur
??Well, they're not dyed for St. Patrick’s Day. These are just from potatoes in which chlorophyll had started to form.
On a December night in 1919, a 23-year-old soldier named William N. Bishop managed to slip out of the stockade at Virginia’s Camp A.A. Humphreys and escape into the surrounding woods.
LOUIS LANZANO/Landov The short answer: no.The long answer: Once upon a time, being presented with the key to the city served a real function.
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