J.K. Rowling invented Quidditch in a pub.
So let's say you want to teach a robot arm how to flip pancakes. Robots aren't known for their pancake-flipping abilities.
I thought Shanghai had long been a sprawling metropolis. But this image, published on Gizmodo, proves otherwise.
A home should be an expression of who you are.
A 2007 GQ Magazine article on 45-year-old William Wesley asked, "Is this the most powerful man in sports?"
That's a stretch.
Maybe it's just that we're coming into the dog-days of summer and I haven't lit out on the road yet, but I've had road trips on the brain lately.
August is a great month for free reading material. As I mentioned yesterday, we'll be giving away a new book each weekday.
Thanks for playing the Thursday Brain Game.
There are 77 local chapters of Beard Team USA.
A scientist takes a closer look at the 1873 battle between a fisherman and a giant squid. There's even a photograph or two!
You know the names of our solar system's planets, but you might not have realized that hundreds of asteroids and minor planets also revolve around the sun, and many of them are named after celebr
What do you do when you get to the top of a mountain? Take a good look around, congratulate your buddies, and...shoot a video.
Every week, Miss Kathleen provides links to a variety of library-related items. If there's something fun going on in your local library, leave us a
My five-year anniversary is coming up soon, and we always said we'd head back to Europe for it (we honeymooned in Italy).
We have tons of 24 hour businesses these days, but few people have ever ventured to stay in any of these places for a full 24 hours.
Sun dogs (aka parhelions) are surprising visual phenomena which look like halos around the sun, or in other cases "false suns" some distance from the real sun.