Dr. Ruth was trained as a sniper by the Israeli military.
According to the Encyclopedia of Food and Culture, the core meaning of the word pie (or piece) in Celtic and later medieval Latin was twofold: a morsel which could be eaten with the fingers and which
We try hard to remain fair and balanced, to borrow a phrase, here at the _floss.
Our Creatively Speaking series of interviews continues this week with Marc Tyler Nobleman, author of the recently published Boys of Steel - The Creators of Superman.
Stacy's 10 winning words post has SCRABBLE on my brain.
33 Disturbing But True Facts About Eugenics. As if the word "eugenics" doesn't already creep you out enough.
The Top Ten Weird Things Sent Into Space.
On this date in 1944, Bella Rosenfeld Chagall passed away from a viral infection. As the love of Marc Chagall's life, Bella was his model and his inspiration for 35 years.
If you have been following the Hurricane Gustav news (and it's kind of impossible not to), then you might already know that Ray Nagin, the mayor of New Orleans, issued a statement saying that any
Adam Savage is best known for hosting the Discovery Channel program Mythbusters, but he's got a lot more going on than televised science experiments.
By Bill DeMain
They've got bad hair and big cigars, and they want their 10 percent. Meet the world's most notorious music managers.
1. The Kingmaker: Colonel Tom
You may not know the name, but you know his voice. Today we mourn the loss of the man who, forÂ decades, has beenÂ the voice of movie trailers. Don LaFontaine died yesterday in Los Angeles.
I was tempted to lead off with Porky Pig, but after Joe Biden's public confession last week during the Democratic National Convention, it seemed timelier to kick off the list with him.
If you're reading this blog, then you probably have no use for a phone book.
You're gnawing on something for one reason or another, and sometimes instinct takes over and -whoops- you've swallowed it!
Hope you all had a nice Labor Day holiday.
In the 1930s, Nazis were already using the new medium of television for propaganda purposes. See the hour long documentary Television Under the Swastika. For a preview, see a short clip here.