In 1980, Detroit presented Saddam Hussein with a key to the city.
Doris Duke's father died when she was 12 years old.
Jesus Christ Dismissed from Jury Duty
A woman named Jesus Christ was called for jury duty in Birmingham, Alabama this week, but was dismissed for disruptive behavior.
We got our first snow of the year last night; rather late for the season here in Michigan. To celebrate, here's a weather-related Brain Game.
Every year or so I manage to give myself food poisoning, and as any of you who've ever had it can attest, it's pretty much the worst thing ever.
The average American wastes 1,400 kilocalories a day, which means the US wastes about 40% of its food supply.
Before we slip too far into December, let's recap what happened last month. In case you missed a day or two here or there, these are the top 10 stories originally posted in November:
Remember LPs? Well, I sure do -- over the past week I've been working on digitizing some LPs that haven't been (and perhaps never will be) released on CD.
One of the heirs to the Johnson & Johnson fortune was arrested this week. Not for a DUI or drug charges, as the arrests of other heiresses might cause you to suspect, but for theft.
Gargoyles bring out a variety of emotions from their spectators.
Every former U.S. president has been honored with a statue in the United States, some more than others.
Humans can solve them, computers cannot, or so we've been led to believe.
When I posted A Sampling of Niche Blogs last month, people responded positively and said they liked finding new blogs on very specific subjects.
I'm generalizing here, but the longer it's been sinceÂ you attended school, the harder itÂ will be to solve today's Brain Game.
Let's say you've just set a difficult long-term goal for yourself -- something like becoming a lawyer, going vegan or writing a 26-volume history of the Civil War.
A study of the data from the Framingham Heart Study leads researchers to believe that loneliness spreads through social networks like a virus.