Thomas Jefferson wrote parts of the Declaration of Independence in a Philadelphia tavern.
It was 30 years ago today that Ronald Reagan was nearly killed in an assassination attempt by John Hinckley, Jr.
Every Wednesday, Miss Kathleen provides links to a variety of stories about libraries, authors, and books. If there's something fun going on in your local library, leave us a
Last week I pointed to the unbelievably wonderful Brother IntelliFax 2800 App Store. I wondered -- who made that video?
YES! You can play this challenge/contest without knowing a thing about the weekly hunt! It's sort of a one-off - a stand-alone if you will.
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Sweden’s famed neutrality has often proved to be a somewhat flexible concept: occupying a central position in northern Europe, but with a smaller population than many
It's another Epic Rap Battles of History from YouTube star NicePeter.
Who do you think would win in a rap battle between these two giant
Reader Erin from Baltimore wrote in wondering why the water in her toilet bowl moves on windy days.
It's an all-new 5-day trivia hunt!
Co-puzzle Master Josh Halbur and I are happy to bring you the next How Did You Know?
Harry W. Coover receives from the National Medal of Science in the East Room of the White House, November 17, 2010. © Olivier Douliery/Pool/Corbis
Super Glue inventor Dr.
In 2005, author Donovan Hohn set out to locate 28,800 rubber ducks that had been lost at sea 13 years earlier.
Tonight on NOVA, an in-depth scientific examination of Japan's recent earthquake, the subsequent tsunami, and the continuing nuclear incident.
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Researchers at the American Academy of Pediatrics just identified a brand-new condition: Facebook Depression.
Here's (what I hope is considered) an interesting Wednesday Wordplay challenge; perhaps more difficult than some.
The Secret Fears of the Super-Rich. Having money often undermines everything else worth having in life.
A New Company Promises to Give You a Pretend Facebook Girlfriend.