Before he wrote Jaws, Peter Benchley was a speechwriter for LBJ.
A reader wrote in to ask, “Is it safe to shower in a thunderstorm? Were my parents messing with me?”
Happy National Dog Day!
A few years ago, number crunchers and stat geeks infiltrated the MLB front offices and changed the way America’s pastime is played. Now they’re doing it to Scotland’s.
There's a system to Ikea product naming that matches word categories to product categories. Then there are names that don't relate to the products in any way.
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Is the delicious dressing that gives a Reuben its tanginess named after an actual chain of islands? You bet it is.
Maybe your days of physical athletic prowess are far behind you. But brains can grow more efficient over time if properly worked out.
The production logos that cap off a TV show don't just tell you who made the show—they're also a glimpse into the creator’s sense of humor and personality.