The medical term for ice cream headaches is sphenopalatine ganglioneuralgia.
Here are 10 historical slang terms and euphemisms for infidelity that you probably won’t see in headlines today.
A few weeks ago I posted an entry called 8 Celebrity Tactics For Responding to Fan Mail. Well, I recently happened upon one more that should be added.
In this seven-minute film by Charles and Ray Eames, we see spinning tops from around the world.
Spooky post-Halloween story, filed under Long Reads: In 1830, a brutal crime in Massachusetts riveted the nation—and inspired the writings of Edgar Allan Poe and Nathaniel Hawthorne.
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Remember that old children's game Telephone, where a word or phrase would be whispered whispered down the line until it got to the last person?
Here are some word endings that have become productive to varying degrees.
Over the summer, my dog had an accident in which a rear leg was so damaged that it had to be amputated.
As recovery efforts begin in areas ravaged by Hurricane Sandy, rebuilding may seem like an impossible task right now. But rebuilding will happen.
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UPDATE, 5:26 PM: The NYC Marathon has been canceled.
This Is Why Sports Are Great
Everything about athletics that isn't this just clouds how beautiful and wonderful sports can be.
That New Art Exhibit Stinks
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Each month Miss Kathleen provides links to a variety of stories about libraries, authors, and books.
Looking for ways to go wild this weekend? Then think about throwing a big-time 217th birthday bash for one of America’s least known presidents of all time, Mr. James K.
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Former Yankees' standout pitcher Brien Taylor is widely accepted as one of the biggest disappointments in Major League Baseball history.
On Fridays, I usually post a series of unrelated questions meant to spark discussion in the comments.
Kurt Vonnegut was one of the most influential American writers of the 20th century.