When asked if Abe had any hobbies, Mary Todd Lincoln said, “Cats.”
World War I ended nearly 100 years ago, but in some places along what used to be the Western Front, in France and Belgium and near the Swiss border, the shadow of death and danger cast by that war liv
Whatever happened to home trash compactors?
The other night I was watching the Valentines episode of The Office and had to pause the TiVo.
If you've ever noticed that most relationships go through a brief period of intense sexual attraction that eventually morphs into intimate cuddling sessions, you may have been observing a couple&
The nine white squares inside the main red grid should be filled with the digits 1 through 9. Each digit should appear only once in this main grid. Two of these numbers are already provided for you.
"Crash Blossoms" are ambiguous headlines that can be quite funny. There's even a blog that collects them. (via Metafilter)
We May Soon Be Able to Clone Neanderthals. But Should We?
What type are you? And by type I mean typeface. Any other Pistilli Roman's out there?
Some of them are adorable. Some of them are atrocious. All of them are, on some level, creepy. They are the mascots of the Winter Olympic Games, and these are their stories.
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According to Flossy reader Merinda, "Everyone pretty much knows the Discovery Channel Bommedeyada 'i love the whole world' song. Then there was the xkcd strip.
Are you one of those people who hates Valentine's Day? I don't hate it, but I'm certainly not crazy about it (give me Halloween any day).
If you're a PBS viewer, you've likely seen Antiques Roadshow, a form of "reality TV" in which people have their antiques and collectibles appraised.
The Vancouver Organizing Committee has managed to keep the identity of the person who will light the Olympic cauldron during today's opening ceremonies under wraps.