The plastic pink flamingo is the official city bird of Madison, WI.
Because we could all use an extra dose of humanity this week, here are eight other feel-good stories about runners.
Constant improvement is what we do. So how amazing is it that there exist a handful of objects that, though 100 years old or more, are still perfect?
The BBC takes its role as an arbiter of taste, morals, ethics, and standards very seriously—so it doesn’t show just anything.
It goes back to German anthropologist Friedrich Blumenbach.
Have you ever undergone a “trial by fire”? In its modern use, this refers to any ordeal meant to test one’s strength, endurance, or resolve.
In our Retrobituaries series, we highlight interesting people who are no longer with us. Today let's explore the life of Edsger Dijkstra, who died at 72 in 2002.
From the sublime to the ridiculous—you decide which is which.