In Japan, letting a sumo wrestler make your baby cry is considered good luck.
This morning, at 3 a.m.
It's a good day for an old (but not terribly difficult) word riddle:
Alone, I am nothing.
With B, I am purchased.
With F, I am struggled.
I once joined a girlfriend on a classical music-themed cruise through the Greek isles.
The Large Hadron Collider is scheduled to fire up today, so to calm your fears by reading 8 Fictional Doomsday Devices More Dangerous Than the Large Hadron Collider.
Two readers, Corrine and Hill-Dawg, requested a post on the American artist Sol LeWitt (1928-2007).
Who knew there were so many historical elephants? I was aware of Dumbo (fiction, I know), and I was aware of Jumbo (P.T. Barnum's famous elephant), but they are just the tip of the iceberg.
The Japanese are reporting that Kim il Jong has been dead since 2003.
The ad world is all abuzz about the new Microsoft Windows commercial featuring Jerry Seinfeld and Bill Gates. It's a bit hokey, rather long, and, well, it just doesn't make any sense.
by Ian Lender
More than a century ago, Christian fundamentalists invented cereal to promote a healthy lifestyle free of sin.
What's a loop?
Faithful, loyal, devoted, steadfast—that's a good dog. It's part of what they are. Here are six who give a new meaning to the word loyalty.
What (specifically) do these eight letters have in common, and with that in mind, what's the only other letter of the alphabet that should appear in this list?
O, P, S, U, V, W, X, Z
Eastern State Penitentiary in Philadelphia was designed to make prisoners penitent and to encourage their reform -a novel idea in those days.
"In July 2006, women accounted for just under 17% of parliamentarians worldwide.