Fredric Baur invented the Pringles can. When he died in 2008, his ashes were buried in one.
If you've never seen the show How It's Made, you're missing a fascinating look into how some of the most ordinary products around you are constructed.
1. It took artist Patrick Acton nearly three years to create Minas Tirith. Most of his pieces are 1/65 scale.
2. Hogwarts is rather appropriate for this week!
If you missed our previous installments, check out A Short History of Long-Haired Music
As a baseball writer who discusses the economic aspects of the game, I'm often pushed by the “it's just a game” portion of the audience to defend my own position that baseball is, at heart,
NFL WEEK ELEVEN (Thursday)
As predicted, the Falcons knocked off the Ravens in the premiere 2010 episode of Thursday Night Football.
On Thanksgiving, more than any other day of the year, Americans sit down and eat the same meal as their neighbors and countrymen. It's tradition, after all!
The Mountain Goats are a band, one that has a giant rabid following of nerds and hipsters, but who haven't exactly penetrated mainstream radio -- probably because of the two things that make the
Apparently Moviefone is holding a contest to find America's biggest Harry Potter fan.
The other day, I caught a few minutes of the Seinfeld episode where Elaine Benes fails a drug test at work thanks to her fondness for the poppy seed muffins at Monk’s coffee shop.
Did you know that China sells 54% of all bootlegged intellectual property items like DVDs and CDs?
Unscramble the ten words in the list and place them into the 5 × 5 grid so that they link together. One letter is already provided to get you started.
"Was the Kingdom of David and Solomon a glorious empire—or just a little cow town?
Every Wednesday, Miss Kathleen provides links to a variety of stories about libraries, authors, and books. If there's something fun going on in your local library, leave us a
Stop It is a parody of the the A&E show Intervention. The show was created by Mike Rose for Channel 101, and ten short episodes were created before it was cancelled.
Continuing our look at the history of board games, here are the histories of some more modern classic games, from backgammon to Scrabble to Hex.