The 1900 Olympics featured a live pigeon shooting event. The winner bagged 21 pigeons.
The "Three Kings of the Blues Guitar" are Albert, B.B. and Freddie King (no relation).
By Maggie Koerth-Baker
The hottest thing about chili peppers isn't the way they taste; it's everything else they can do for you.
1. They Strangle
What's a girl to do for fun after the Grammys and all of the post-Grammy parties are over?
"All the sounds are the actual audio from the original video tape. No alterations has [sic] been made other than basic timeline editing.
[We'll leave the contest open through 11pm PT, Sunday.]
It's time for another caption contest! To repeat the rules, the idea here is quite simple: Your job is to come up with a gag.
Just an obligatory "we're on Twitter!" reminder.
You know the stories of the great players who have shaped the Super Bowl, but how well do you know the man who made the big game possible?
Actually, this isn't just one photograph -- it's a composite of 31 different images, taken in the shadow of the solar eclipse that passed over Asia and parts of the Pacific back in July for
Every Friday, I post a series of unrelated questions meant to spark conversation in the comments. Answer one, answer all, respond to someone else's reply, whatever you want. Very casual.
Thieves Steal Twinkies, Leave Tracks
34-year-old James M. Denoon and 18-year-old Anthony Stout were arrested for theft in Kingsport, Tennessee last Friday night.
Even legendary directors like Alfred Hitchcock don't always get their way.
The same two-letter sequence can be added to the end of each of the following letters to form nine different three-letter English words. Identify the letters.
Land reform in Africa may be the key to solving the continent's other problems.
By popular demand—and by "popular demand," I mean "one guy who asked politely"—we'll hold Office Hours again on
Tonight for the Late Movies, enjoy an assortment of clips featuring Michael Jackson songs.