The Rhodes Scholar program is named for De Beers founder Cecil Rhodes.
In 2009, I ran the Philadelphia Half-Marathon. It was the hardest, most awesome thing I’ve ever done.
Think fighting wars is all about grenades and tanks? Think again.
If you like board games, you've probably run into one designed by Reiner Knizia.
Artist Gregory Thielker's paintings look just like the view from a car window during rain.
If you saw the Golden Globes this year, then you probably saw Claire Danes accept the Best Actress award for her role as Temple Grandin (in the HBO movie Temple Grandin).
Fans of the Parks & Recreation – Amy Poehler's sitcom about small town government in the tiny fictional burgh of Pawnee, Indiana – have been anxiously awaiting the show’s return to TV this we
People all over the web are making amazing things with one hook and some yarn. If your idea of crochet is the afghan throw your great aunt made years ago, you are in for a treat!
You see them littering strip malls, and you know they allegedly pay top dollar for scrap gold. How well do you know the history and nuances of your local pawn shops, though?
Study abroad has become a staple of the college experience, with England, Italy, Spain, France and Australia being some of the most popular destinations for U.S. students.
It's Tuesday Test Time:
Not including possessives, only a handful of English contractions follow the ???'? pattern.
5 Ways Science Could Make Us Immortal. Emphasis on the word "could", because these methods aren't yet ready for real world tests. NSFW text.
Mini muffins are delicious!
I posted a video of Richard Nixon playing the piano this morning, and it got me to wondering -- what other politicians have musical talent?
Today I bring you a remarkable historical document -- complete with animation to make it even more bizarre. In 1964, President Lyndon Baines Johnson needed some pants.
Environmental Graffiti has a great round-up of the world's most gorgeous jellyfish, including the porpita porpita seen above.
"Egghead" is one of those words that seems to have fallen out of wide use, not unlike the fifties-ish epithet "pieface" (a favorite insult of Ramona Quimby, among others).