The inventors of Bubble Wrap were originally trying to make plastic wallpaper.
Every week, 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
It's been awhile since I've posted any new "talking pictures" -- I've been hard at work on the book! -- but over the weekend I was inspired to make this video about them.
Most people choose their cellphone based on available apps, keyboard placement, battery longevity, and other features, but here's one you've probably never considered: ability to stop a bull
Ahoy, me Hearties and scurvy dogs! Interested in shipwrecks on the high seas? Then the Aurora Trust should be your one-stop shop.
As a bona fide comedy nerd I like to occasionally read The New Yorker to peruse the humorous bits and pieces it offers.
The Wednesday Word Ladder has arrived. Don't crowd, folks; keep your positions.
The New York City island hospital where Typhoid Mary was quarantined was abandoned in 1963, and is off-limits to the public. But we have pictures, and a look at the island's colorful history.
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?