There really was a Dr. Scholl. Podiatrist William Mathias Scholl was born in Indiana.
An ode to proofreaders.
There's a lot of language in movies that you can't show on TV.
When I was a little dinosaur fan, all I wanted was a pet dinosaur. An Apatosaurus would have been choice—big enough to be impressive, but not especially likely to eat me.
“One of the earliest institutions in every New England community was a pair of stocks,” writes Alice Morse Earle in Curious Punishments of Bygone Days.
Ever wonder if the actors who voice the villains are just as mean-looking as their on-screen counterparts? Wonder no more.
Stained glass tends to be made from, well, glass. But artist Eric Standley makes gorgeous and intricate designs reminiscent of the finest stained glass windows on earth using only one material—paper.
When Roger Ebert hated a film, he really didn't mince words.