France's last execution via guillotine was in 1977.
Senator George McGovern, the antiwar 1972 presidential candidate, died Sunday at age 90.
In 1981, author Suzette Haden Elgin was working on a speech when she began to wonder why feminist science fiction always portrayed either matriarchy, where women were superior to men, or androgyny, wh
Before they were headlining movies and TV shows, these celebs were just like everyone else trying to make it in Hollywood: thrilled to call home to report that the “Flight Attendant #3” role was total
Blue Jays' manager John Farrell was so highly coveted by the Red Sox to replace Bobby Valentine, Boston sent infielder Mike Aviles to Toronto to bring Farrell to Beantown.
Jean Baret was one heck of an explorer back in the late 1700s, circumnavigating the globe and serving as an assistant to naturalist Philibert Commerçon.
The famous mascot of Metro-Goldwyn Mayer is not one lion, but five lions. These are their stories.
Most certainly a conversation-starting piece: photographs of Marines' faces before, during, and after serving in Afghanistan.
A surprising number of military inventions have found their ways into our civilian lives. Here are just a few military-turned-everyday items.
In Feel Old Again news, the Nintendo Entertainment System (NES) console went on sale 27 years ago this week in North America.
In the tropical lowlands of the Amazon rainforest, some of the frogs are shrinking. No cause for alarm, though. This isn’t the work of deforestation, mining runoff or even witch doctors.
It's the time of year when seeing flesh-eating zombies on the streets is actually kind of normal. So let's talk about cannibalism.
Rubella Virus. Wikimedia CommonsAlmost everyone is familiar with the measles and mumps, but the 'R' in the MMR vaccine might not ring a bell.
In this Classic Albums documentary, we learn how Nirvana's Nevermind was made.
Charting the various incarnations of James Bond in terms of booze, bonks and bodies.
Seen any zombies lately? I bet you have! Now you'll see more in the Late Movies!
A Guy's Guide To Zombies
A 1950s training film to prepare the citizenry for the Zombie Apocalypse.