Winston Churchill's mother was born in Brooklyn.
Having been rather unpleasantly under the weather lately, I've tried to be hyper-vigilant about ways to prevent infecting my wife and others unlucky enough to come into contact with me (trust me,
You guys seemed to like the punny names post so much, I thought I'd bring "˜em back by looking at store names with sometimes creative, yet all too often corny titles.
11 phenomenal images of earth capture weather effects and geographical changes.
THE BOOKSTORE: ok, it's really just my bedroom bookshelf
THE DICTIONARY: Oxford Pocket American Dictionary
THE WORD: "diaspora"
How timely...Just today I was reading an Adam Gopnik
That's right, mental_floss' newest book In the Beginning is finally out, and it's available right here. In fact, we've got a limited number of signed copies for you early buyers.
OK, this might be a tad unsavory, but I promise, it gets flossy on down the line. You see, I've been sick the past few days.
Today marks the start of another NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month), an event during which new and veteran writers attempt to complete a brand new novel.
While historians are unsure of Johannes Vermeer's birth date, they are certain that he was baptized on October 31, 1632.
Most cats are content to stick close to home and family, but some have made a name for themselves by taking on other employment or pastimes.
November is National Novel Writing Month. Can you write a 50,000 word novel in 30 days? Lots of people have!
Pua the Tamandua is the cutest pet anteater you've ever seen!
THE BOOKSTORE: (well, you don't have to buy them unless you lose or destroy them) Los Angeles Central Public Library, Downtown LA
THE DICTIONARY: Webster's New International Dictionary, 3
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Thanks to every one who came up with captions for our Second Caption Contest.
Actors are a mercurial bunch, to say the least. They can land a career-making role, only to spend the rest of their lives complaining about it. A few cases in point:
For the past week, I've been offering up trivia treats about sweets you're likely to encounter on Halloween. Our last featured candy is Sixlets, with lots of links below.
Today we're treating you to some of the more interesting and coincidental events to occur on this day in history. While you all know today is Halloween, you may not know that on this