The 1900 Olympics featured a live pigeon shooting event. The winner bagged 21 pigeons.
It's kind of embarrassing to admit that, while I'm no fast-food junkie, I am pretty fond of McDonald's breakfasts.
If the trend-setting Hiltons are involved, the Next Big Thing can't be far.
Today's the first day of Autumn [ed. note: actually it's the 23rd!
Next time you're bored at work, and have grown (momentarily) tired with our groovy blog, swing on over to The Old Car Manual Project "“ it's quite possibly the most fun I've had on
A 3.3-million-year-old skull of a juvenile Australopithecus afarensis -- you know the species as "Lucy," the fine fossil specimen named after the Beatles' ode to LSD -- has been found i
It's National Singles Week! Started in the 1980s by the Buckeye Singles Council in Ohio, the week is designed to recognize singles and their contributions to society.
There are only three days left to plan any parties you might want to throw in honor of Neptune (that's right, Pluto, we've moved on).
How much can you know about a country from looking at its parking lots?
MIT's Tech Review has a curious article today about the efficacy of voting machines.
I don't know about you guys, but while I'm fairly adequate with chopsticks, I occasionally stumble onto that rare piece of giant tofu, or onagiri, or whatever, that's so large it needs
While researching our upcoming cover story on "The Future," I came across an astrophysicist with the most fantastic name in human history: Fritz Zwicky.
As early as 1933, [he] was arguing t
You've got just enough time to work up an entry for the Blogger SAT Challenge, which ends today at noon:
The New York Times recently published sample top-scoring essays from the new written comp
So my wife and I just bought a new old car, a 1989 Volvo 240 DL. (Any Volvo owners in the house?
There are two kinds of people. Those who don't take issue with this post's title, and those now compelled to send me hate mail.
Five years ago, I had no idea the second camp existed.
I found this map on Pennylicious (a terrific blog about money).