Every film John Cazale appeared in was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Picture.
Scientists have found that the seven deadly sins aren't all bad. Consider this your official permission to give in to
Installment #31: After the Russian and French general staffs met in Paris in July 1912, French Prime Minister Raymond Poincaré (above, at right) followed up with a trip of his own to St.
Octopi are pretty clever creatures with a whole wealth of skills; some people believe their intelligence levels are on par with those of cats and dogs.
It’s Casual Dress Friday
It’s Friday, so you may be at your office right now wearing jeans. If so, your office is one of many with a relaxed end-of-week dress code.
As I continue flipping through my copy of the Dictionary of American Slang (1967), it seems like every page has a new term for "drunk." We've discussed "on a toot" (a drunken
The whale that sparked decades of elementary school sing-alongs has swum to the big ocean in the sky.
On Fridays, I post a series of unrelated questions meant to spark conversation in the comments. Answer one, answer all, respond to someone else's reply, whatever you want.
Each week I provide links to stories about libraries, authors, and books. Today we're going to do something different!
Hollywood always makes bank robberies look so easy (with some notable exceptions).
It's been 11 days since an inebriated Chris Higgins live-blogged Curiosity's landing. What's the rover been up to? Here's a round-up of the best photos of Mars since the
Police, military, and security personnel have used dogs for years to locate explosives.
It's time to don your thinking cap and tackle today's mentalfloss.com Brain Game Free-for-all Friday challenge.
Miss Cellania is on vacation, so I’ll be filling in this week. Enjoy!
Big news: Ecuador has granted Julian Assange political asylum...
A few weeks ago, we gave you 21 countries that have only won a single Olympic medal.
In our last two macabre getaways, we planned an almost-cross-country trip to see various items tied to Abraham Lincoln’s assassination and took in the best of America’s medical oddities.