Thomas Jefferson wrote parts of the Declaration of Independence in a Philadelphia tavern.
Merry Christmas to all from the _floss and Eduard Khil, who, even at the age of 77, still has
"Rockin' Around the Christmas Tree" has been on repeat in shopping malls since Thanksgiving, but that doesn't mean it's the only popular song Brenda Lee ever recorded.
Yes, it's Christmas Eve. But it's also National Eggnog Day! We recently made George Washington's eggnog in our New York office.
Darth Vader's Christmas
A Storm Trooper has to think fast when he forgets to get Darth a Christmas gift!
Darth Hates Christmas
Despite a cute gift and caroling Storm Troopers, Darth j
By now, you’ve probably heard the story of Yale football coach Tom Williams, who resigned this week for lying on his resume.
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Poor Santa. He's a big guy and everyone knows it.
On Fridays, 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.
In case you've been living in a cave the last few years, it's worth making a daily trip to the sub-reddit, pics.
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Girl Lost in Tsunami Found 7 Years Later
When a tsunami swept over Indonesia on December 26, 2004, one of the victims was an 8-year-old girl named Wati.
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The Evolution of Santa Claus. The only thing he now has in common with the original is the spirit of giving.
109 Cats Celebrating Christmas.
It's Thursday, it's late...it's time for GUESS THE THEME! All the songs below have something in common. Think you know it?
Most store-bought Christmas cards feature Santa and his reindeer, Christmas trees or religious iconography. Here are some people who went in another direction.
Maybe Kraftwerk had a time machine.
How else could they have known thirty years ago what the ambient symphony of everyday life would sound like? The mechanical chirp of the cell phone.