Thomas Jefferson wrote parts of the Declaration of Independence in a Philadelphia tavern.
Another victory against the machines!
In recent months, NASA has lamented the lack of minority students interested in majoring in science and engineering fields and has now partnered with the United Negro College Fund in order to encourag
This is the story of a boy, a dream, and a very spicy sauce.
On May 25, 1986, over 5 million Americans linked hands to make a 4,125-mile human chain that stretched from New York City to Long Beach. They weren’t just big hand holding enthusiasts, though.
The specter of an extended work stoppage means we don’t know exactly when we’ll get to watch pro football again.
If you're fully entrenched in NCAA March Madness, branch out a little bit and test your NBA knowledge in an attempt to stump this 6 Degrees of Separation game.
Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov wrote the tune "Flight of the Bumblebee" for his opera The Tale of Tsar Saltan in 1899.
In 1997, Fred Rogers was presented with a Lifetime Achievement Award at the Emmys.
My buddy Scott is a grave-robbing expert.
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Timothy James Chapek was taking a shower in Portland, Oregon, when someone came into the house.
Apologies for my absence yesterday; the Thursday Brain Game was eaten by the monster that's been wreaking havoc on our site. (The last month's worth should reappear on the site...
Atlas Obscura is hosting their second annual International Obscura Day on April 9, 2011.
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