Alaska is so big that you could fit 75 New Jerseys in it.
Last week, teen queen Annette Funicello, who you may remember from the original Mickey Mouse Club and her surf films with Frankie Avalon, died after a long battle with multiple sclerosis.
How many songs can you think of that have the word STOP in them? Apparently graffiti artists have been able to think of quite a few and have used them to alter stop signs all over the country.
The name Gertrude sounds hard—and that’s intentional. It comes from the Germanic roots ger (“spear”) and þruþ (“strength”). No wonder ladies with the moniker are brutish, unapologetic enforcers!
Here are some examples of the good to take the edge off the horrifyingly bad.
Traditionally, when you speak of your own good fortune, you follow up with a quick knock on a piece of wood to keep your luck from going bad.
For four presidents in history that we know of, and likely a few more that we don’t, painting has been a comfort both before their executive years and after them.
We know animals see differently than we do and that their brains process visual messages in a different manner—which has led many to wonder if animals can see optical illusions.
After David Letterman left Late Night (and NBC) in 1993, producers auditioned many comedians for the host position. Lorne Michaels, who was developing the new show, suggested Conan O'Brien.
Although the sideshow has mostly disappeared from the American landscape today, we can still look back on the performers of yesteryear and see how they became the icons of the American circus culture.
Did you know that Disney briefly employed the world’s most famous surrealist?