When asked if Abe had any hobbies, Mary Todd Lincoln said, “Cats.”
The most historically American crop is also the most versatile. Corn (Zea mays) is essentially grass that has been cultivated and bred to the size it is today.
It’s not unusual for professors and journalists to end up as influential writers—just look at Toni Morrison, Ezra Pound, and John Updike.
Theme cruises, by their very nature, appeal to a specific subset of the population. To everyone else, they may seem like a colossal waste of money and time.
Flossy reader Margaret sent in this great link: "Have you ever seen a period film and thought, 'that costume looks familiar'?
"Look Ma, there's a wild animal in the backyard!
We usually take Sundays off around here, but not this weekend. That's because Sunday is October 10, 2010—or 10.10.10.
Do you guys think it’s wrong to dress my four-month-old up and go trick-or-treating this year? Even if she has a really sweet costume?
You probably know Henry Kissinger as a Nobel Peace Prize winner and former National Security Advisor and Secretary of State.
NFL WEEK FIVE:
Woody ended last week with an even 7-7 record, correctly choosing the Rams in an upset, but blanking by choosing the Dolphins on MNF.
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.
Swordfish Used as a WeaponTwo men in Colac, Victoria, Australia were injured during a drunken brawl at a private home.
Poor Lola. She hinted yesterday that this week's Brain Game rotation had been sports-heavy. And you know what? She's absolutely right.
Ten Inventions That Inadvertently Transformed Warfare.
Ah, the wonderful world of Lego.