The ZIP in ZIP Code stands for Zone Improvement Plan.
Construction on the Panama Canal had ceased earlier in 1914, but it was on this date that the 50-mile-long canal officially opened to traffic after more than 30 years of planning, blasting, dredging,
Good sportsmen (and women) play by the rules. Even the rules you've never heard of.
Pardon the cliché, but this summer’s hottest tourist trend is visiting bars completely made of ice.
Nothing is certain in this life but death, taxes, and the existence in every generation of fuddy-duddies who carp about things not being what they used to be.
Unleash your inner oddball! The summer nights may be dwindling, but you still have time to visit these far-out museums.
Between our look at the longest prison sentences the other day and the 69-year-old pitch drop experiment finally getting caught on camera last month, reader Justin got curious and wrote in to ask, “wh
For fishermen, size matters. And if you really, really want a catch to brag about, you’re going to need to snag a giant squid.
He dryly noted that there was "a certain fatality about the presidential function when I am present."
Would you believe your favorite wild and crazy guy—who is, by all accounts, neither wild nor crazy—is 68 today?