Winston Churchill's mother was born in Brooklyn.
When it comes to African culture, it seems all Westerners hear about is the poor, starving children, the rich warlords who control them and the corrupt politicians who do nothing about it.
If you've ever wanted to visit an abandoned tropical isle, then you'd better check out this WebEcoist article featuring ten stunning and completely uninhabited islands.
There are around 60,000 words in the English language, but today almost everything we say and write is communicated using only about 7,000 of them.
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.
After the Republican Party's strong showing in last week’s elections, pundits began speculating that some member of the Democratic Party might decide to challenge Barack Obama for the party’s pre
Star Rugby Player Quits Team Over Photo
Joel Monaghan of the Canberra Raiders rugby team is no longer with the Canberra Raiders.
Ah, Friday! Nothing more need be said for those of us who work the five workdays.
The Insanity Virus.
In honor of Veterans Day, here are some Not-So-Famous Firsts about Arlington National Cemetery.
The West Wing combined drama, humor, sharp writing and dynamic characters and wrapped it all up as a U.S. civics lesson.
A couple of years ago on Veterans Day, we listed 10 celebrities who stopped what they were doing in the middle of a successful showbiz career to serve their country.
NFL WEEK TEN (Thursday)
Would you believe that I went 12-1 last week? Me either, but my hero Leonard Post-Toasties would have been proud.
The so-called "tail walk" commonly seen in dolphin shows is something the animals aren't known to do in nature.
This one is from Order of the Phoenix.
After last week's Talking Pictures post, featuring plagues of locusts and lightning-struck horses, and the previous week's, all about death, I figured it was time to lighten things up a bit.