The most shoplifted food item in the U.S. is candy.
Twenty years ago last week, Twin Peaks made its TV debut. Often described as eerie, creepy, or just plain weird, Twin Peaks is now considered a landmark in TV history.
Curious George and The Man in the Yellow Hat have been around for nearly 70 years, and yet the little monkey has the same appeal to kids today as he did back in 1941.
Every Wednesday, Miss Kathleen will provide links to a variety of things happening at libraries across the country.
The Neptune movement from Gustav Holst's The Planets is generally considered the first piece of music to use the fade-out.
Last week the Library of Congress announced that it would archive all public tweets (Twitter messages).
"¢Â Almonds have a long history of importance, even getting a mention in the Bible's Book of Numbers as a symbol of divinity. Romans also used almonds as a fertility charm.
It seems that so many video games are about wars (be it intergalactic, historical or fantasy), it onlyÂ makes sense to start recruiting for the cause.
As far as we can tell, the idea of counting sheep to get to sleep might go back to ancient shepherds, who had to literally count their sheep every night before turning in, to make sure they were all t
Today's Brain Game offers the initials of the titles of seven of the top 25 highest-grossing motion pictures released in the year 2000.
Prohibition was largely the work of one man: Wayne B. Wheeler.
Last week, after Texas Stadium was demolished, I emailed blog overlord Jason English to pitch this Late Movies about demolished stadiums.
Is there a kid out there who doesn't delight in the made-up words and fantastical worlds Roald Dahl created over the years?
Airing tonight as part of the PBS series Independent Lens, check out DIRT!
Do you remember the first time you saw a live model wear a brassiere on a television commercial? It might not have been as long ago as you think.
Today is Day Seven of Stacy Conradt's ten-day salute to our favorite children's books.