The 1900 Olympics featured a live pigeon shooting event. The winner bagged 21 pigeons.
Even if they're not the ones on stage belting out their tunes, songwriters can make quite bit of cash from publishing royalties.
The New York Times has an online feature that allows users to get dictionary definitions of words within feature articles.
A few people who are missing a limb, or one of the senses, or have some other physical anomaly are notable for achievements in the very area in which they were supposedly restricted.
Device: Motorized Roller Skates
Purpose: Transportation in rural areas/delivery services in cities
Manufactured by the Motorized Roller Skate Company located in Detroit, these self-pro
Wearing flowers in your hair is so passe. These days, it's all about wearing only flowers and leaves.
Here are anagrams of five proper names, which can be unscrambled to form five other proper names, all related in an obvious way.
Mathematician Skip Garibaldi worked out the most geometric layouts for more stars if the US flag has to be updated when more states join the union.
Why sit through a whole boring movie if you can get the best parts together in one easy YouTube video? A real time-saver. Enjoy these "best of" compilations from Movieparts.biz.
Earlier today under Ethan's "Tomato: Fruit or Vegetable?" story, reader Harry pointed out that Oklahoma's official state vegetable is the watermelon.
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I'm pleased to announce the triumphant return* of the most useful site of the century, Celebrities Eating Dot Com.
Elephants might not actually be terrified of mice, but they do have one serious animal phobia -- they hate bees.
Here's a scene you'll probably see this summer: you'll be at a barbecue or picnic, enjoying nice, fresh in-season tomatoes, and you might make an offhand comment about tomatoes being yo
Every Wednesday, Miss Kathleen provides links to a variety of things happening at libraries across the country.
Okay, I'll admit it: I'm a sucker for babies. Even before I had one, I was the guy who Oooo-ed and Awww-ed over 'em. And what's better than laughing babies?