France's last execution via guillotine was in 1977.
Every Wednesday, I highlight the five most exciting comic releases of the week. The list may include comic books, graphic novels, digital comics and webcomics.
Oddities from the oldest form of human flight.
Last year, Harrods had 10 designers create Disney Princess-inspired gowns as part of their famous holiday displays.
Happy Birthday, Alfred Hitchcock! The director, who died in 1980, would have been 114 years old today. Here are a few words from the auteur himself to mark the occasion.
Look at all the fascinating careers you missed out on!
A quickly spreading phenomenon in the construction world has given new meaning to the phrase “standing your ground.” In China, where urban areas are among the most rapidly growing in the world, a stra
A miniature book at the University of Iowa Special Collections caused quite a stir this month, when a librarian there used a microscope to read the book's text for the first time.
There are a few schools of thought behind where the saying came from. Some have more legs than others—such as those of the restaurant industry—but to this day, there is still no official etymology.
So you’ve been challenged to a duel? Don’t worry—you’re in good company.