France's last execution via guillotine was in 1977.
This one is from Order of the Phoenix.
After last week's Talking Pictures post, featuring plagues of locusts and lightning-struck horses, and the previous week's, all about death, I figured it was time to lighten things up a bit.
Ever wonder who originally thought it would be a good idea to put wheels on the bottom of their shoes so they could roll around instead of walking?
While the first individual to come up with the id
Nature carves wonderful sculptures all over the earth.
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Unscramble the ten words in the list and place them into the 5 × 5 grid so that they link together. One letter is already provided to get you started.
Because of finances, age, or health, many survivors are unable to travel to Arlington National Cemetery in Washington DC for military funerals.
A "supercut" is not only a quality haircut from a national chain -- it's a type of video in which all instances of a particular word, phrase, or scenario are placed together, sometimes
Some celebrities have done quite well for themselves in the wine business – Francis Ford Coppola, for example, is as famous for his grapes in some circles as he is for his movies.
Every Wednesday, 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
For the last year, filmmakers Alex Jablonski and Michael Trotten have made one short documentary film every month -- twelve in all.
Her Majesty Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands, according to Wikipedia, #830 in the Line of succession to the British throne.
Back in July, our own Will Treece pointed to the then-longest Wikipedia a
If you missed our previous installments, check out A Short History of Long-Haired Music archives
Some people refer to it as the “Viennese Style.” Others, the “Viennese Classical School.” Whatever
By changing one letter at a time to form different English words, and leaving all other letters in their original positions, convert SIXTH into TENTH in the fewest steps possible.
6 Eerily Specific World Events Predicted by Comics. Is it possible that comic book writers have a super power of their own? (via Interesting Pile)