J.K. Rowling invented Quidditch in a pub.
From Kevin, "This seemed significantly flossy enough, what with its combination of mummies, humor, archaeology and puppets.
Some people have strange laughs and are ashamed of them. Others are happy to share, especially when they can't help themselves!
For over 50 years, kids have spent their summer afternoons playing with toy cars sporting the Matchbox or Hot Wheels logos.
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It's shameless self-promotion time! I've been working on a story for my favorite radio show, This American Life, for the past few months.
Every Friday, I post a series of unrelated questions meant to spark conversation in the comments. Answer one, answer all, respond to someone else's reply, whatever you want. Very casual.
These are anxious times in the city of Cleveland where a downtown banner in honor of two-time NBA Most Valuable Player LeBron James proclaims, "Born Here. Raised Here. Plays Here.
Waffle House Worker has Wild Ride
Andrew Brian McKnight was standing outside the Murfreesboro, Tennessee Waffle House where he worked when three teenagers walked outside, followed by a waitress who
I'm old enough to remember Wheel of Fortune in the days before the bonus round...
Photographer Edward Burtynsky has spent much of his career documenting mankind's "manufactured landscapes," from mines and quarries to massive engineering projects that are mind-bogglin
Once Upon a Time in Afghanistan, women weren't only educated, they even attended college beside men.
Forty-five years ago today, on June 3, 1965, astronaut Edward White became the first American to leave the safety of a spacecraft, stepping outside Gemini 4 and into the emptiness of space.
We've mentioned before that Oscar the Grouch used to be orange; Jim Henson decided to make him green before the second season of Sesame Street.
The Make-A-Wish Foundation has granted nearly 200,000 wishes to children with life-threatening medical conditions.