Buildings & Boulders As Movie Stars
You’ll be amazed to realize just how many times you see the same buildings and the same mountains over and over and over again in films.
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“Nothing Has Been Proved”
Written by Neil Tennant & Chris Lowe (1989)
Performed by Dusty Springfield
Initially developed to haul loads over snowy terrain, sleds quickly evolved into recreational devices.
In this three-minute video, Gina Gooke explains why the English word "doubt" has a silent "b" in it.
In the 18th and 19th centuries, the Western world worked itself up into a mass hissy fit over the idea of people touching themselves.
The Incredible Geometric Snow Art of Simon Beck. Each work requires hours or days of tramping around in snowshoes, and one false step will ruin everything.
Show This to the Next Person Who Says They’re Freezing
Here’s what it really feels like.
How the Backpack Came Forward
There was a time when school kids had to actually carry their books.
Rognvald Eysteinsson didn't want to be a Scottish Earl, and his brother paid the price for it.
Eysteinsson, a Viking warrior and sailor, helped Harald Finehair subdue vari
Reader Michelle has a question: "Are there any neat historical or regional terms for 'grandma' and 'grandpa' that my family might adopt?
by Phoebe ConnellyPeggielene Bartels was a secretary until a 4 a.m. phone call turned her into
Monica Lewinsky: The Inside Story of an Epic Newsweek Scoop. And they sat on it for a week.
Got An iPad For Christmas? It’ll Be Obsolete In Three Months.