In a 1917 letter to Winston Churchill, Admiral John Fisher used the phrase "O.M.G."
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Looking for a bargain on Roman soldiers and carrier pigeons? Fire up the time machine and hit these auctions.
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Lincoln, Steven Spielberg's take on the final four months of our 16th president's life as he struggled to pass the amendment that abolished slavery, hits theaters this week.
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Have you ever seen the moon floating above the horizon of your city, and noticed that it looked oddly huge? I sure have.
Remember the old kids' joke "Why can't a hand be 12 inches long?
The Toronto Blue Jays and Miami Marlins pulled off a blockbuster deal on Tuesday night that sends Jose Reyes, Josh Johnson, Mark Buehrle, and others to Toronto in exchange for several young players an
How many Princess Bride references can you fit into a half-hour show about football? Here are the highlights.
A Swedish TV ad for who-knows-what features skydiving cats in formation.
Why is English spelling so messed up?
I’ve recently started watching the classic sitcom Cheers from the start of the series.
Between election bad blood and ongoing hurricane horror stories, there's no shortage of negative news right now.
The Deyrolle Taxidermy Shop in Paris, which was established in 1831.
Think all there is to taxidermy is stuffing an animal? Think again.
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You might think that the death of a famous person would be relatively easy to double check before reporting it—but you would be wrong.
It’s hard to describe St. Louis’s City Museum to people who haven’t been there, but calling it a giant playground is a good place to start.