Andre Agassi's father represented Iran in boxing in the 1948 and 1952 Olympics.
Back when life was simpler, Sesame Street produced a video showing how a crayon factory worked. I don't recall seeing the video as a kid, but watching it now, I learned a few things:
Today is International Talk Like A Pirate Day, a holiday devised by John Baur and Mark Summers in 1995 that grew in popularity after a 2002 Dave Barry column.
by Laurel Mills and Kelly Ferguson
To celebrate International Talk Like a Pirate Day, here's a piece from mental_floss magazine that tells five little-known pirate stories, plus a pirate quiz.
The 60th Primetime Emmy Awards will be handed out on Sunday. To get you in the award show mood, here are ten Emmy facts you might not know.
First of all—what is AIG?
AIG is American International Group, the largest insurance company in the world.
Golf's Ryder Cup takes over Louisville's Valhalla Golf Club this weekend as Europe and the United States vie for world supremacy in the sport.
Cyclist Collides with Black Bear
57-year-old Jim Litz was riding his bicycle to work in Missoula, Montana when he came over a rise and saw a 300-pound black bear right in front of him!
At a time when American politicians are calling for more cooperation between left and right, boasting about having "reached across the aisle" and heralding the coming of a "post-partisa
Okay, logic game fans, you asked for it. Jane, Jeff, Jill, John and JudeÂ worked together in the same office.
10 Extraordinary Tales of Extraordinary Twins. The overarching theme is the amazing and lasting bonds between wombmates. (via Euba)
Voter registration information for all 50 states.
Over the centuries, people have had some very good reasons to dress up like a member of the opposite sex.
Readers Melanie & Johnny requested a post on American artist Patricia Buckley Moss (born 1933), who is famous for her paintings of the Amish and Mennonite communities.
Whether you're Matt Drudge or you have a LiveJournal blog that's only read by your freshman dorm's resident advisor, we need your help.
Are you sick of hearing about mergers and takeovers and bankruptcies and bailouts yet? If not, maybe this will finally cap it off for you.
There are a lot of smart people out there busy devising clever ways to help combat global warming -- Bill Gates' and his recent support of algae fuel research, for instance, not to mention yester