Thomas Jefferson wrote parts of the Declaration of Independence in a Philadelphia tavern.
If you're just joining us, every day this week, I'm presenting a specific challenge. Your job: come up with the answers and hold onto them! Why?
9 Medical Conditions You Couldn't—and Shouldn't—Do A Thing About.
On this gloomy, cloudy day, I present to you "A View of Tantallon Castle" by Alexander Nasmyth (1758-1840), who is regarded as the founder of Scottish landscape painting.
Howard Rheingold gave a TED talk in 2005 discussing the nature of cooperation, and how it contrasts with classical views of competition as the driver of progress.
The Amazing Fact Generator, much like me, is hungry.
Big plans for Clinton-Obama III?
The two remaining Democratic candidates take the stage tonight for one final debate before the March 4th primaries.
When most people go on vacation, they take pictures of their friends and family. Beautiful vistas. Old buildings.
This article has nothing to do with the supernatural; it's about real bodies that just can't seem to rest in peace, or at least had to wait for their chance.A couple of recent cases raise th
To recap, every day this week, I'm presenting a specific challenge. Your job: come up with the answers and hold onto them! Why?
The greenest car in America is not the Prius. It's a Honda that runs on "compressed natural gas", which makes my inner child giggle.
Where to get the best breakfasts in America.
Bloggers love posting pictures of signs -- we've covered misspelled signs, weird signs, and (my personal favorite) signs featuring unnecessary quotation marks.
The short story represents a form of creative tinkering that can serve as a springboard to later elaborations and embellishments.
Every Monday, we venture into the archives of The New York Times to find the first time the paper of record covered selected topics. This week, our focus is The Oscars.
In a previous gadget report, I noted that the working parts of a computer mouse are tiny, and the bulk of the tool comes from having to fit our hands.
Dutch artist Desiree Palmen is no wallflower, but she knows a thing or two about blending into the background.