John Adams drank a tankard of hard cider each day and had the occasional beer for breakfast.
Welcome back to the game that is sweeping the nation, GUESS THE THEME! All the clips below have something in common. Leave your best guesses in the comments.
Pink Floyd -
The '40s Were a Wild
Ze Frank has been making awesome internet videos since before that was a thing.
The internet has embraced the story of Brendon Grimshaw over the past couple of weeks. Grimshaw did what so many dream of doing: he bought an island.
Each week Miss Kathleen provides links to a variety of stories about libraries, authors, and books.
Today's mentalfloss.com Brain Game Think Thursday challenge needs but a number for its "solvation." Good luck!
Identify the missing number in this sequence:
2, 2, 4, 12, 16, ?, 86,
A "ring of fire" solar eclipse will be visible Sunday on the west coast of North America and most of Asia on Monday morning.
The word pleonasm describes phrases that use more words than necessary to get across a point. Sometimes a pleonasm is used for effect. Other times it's just redundant.
Today happens to be the birthday of tons of famous musicians.
Image credit: Flickr user AJ Cann
Pocket-sized multitools are a dime a dozen, but the Swiss Army Knife is an icon.
Ken Burns, creator of innumerable documentaries including The Civil War and Baseball, is the subject of a new short film about the nature of stories and storytelling.
Time For Another Round of Everyone’s Favorite Game: “Stock Photo or Disgustingly Overpriced Masterpiece”
Surely that photo shown above must be the former, correct?
• The origins of the word mayonnaise may be derived from mahonnaise, for the Spanish port of Mahon, where the French defeated the British in a 1756 naval battle.
Joel Stein's new book Man Made: A Stupid Quest for Masculinity hit stores yesterday. On Friday, we're going to give away a copy.
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Last year Chris Higgins put together some touching and heartbreaking clips from Henson's memorial services.