Above the Supreme Court is a basketball court—"The Highest Court in the Land."
Just about every recent generation had some kind of trading card set in their youth that ate up their allowances and turned ordinary pieces of glossy card stock into sought-after collectibles.
Words we use every day in modern English owe their inclusion in dictionaries to a British army officer picking up a few slang words from the cotton traders in Bangalore, street food vendors in the Car
Reader Alistair wrote in wondering about the supposed origins of C-Sections: “Was Julius Caesar really born this way and is it the origin of the medical procedure?”
Most people think of stilts as something for circuses and kiddie parties, but they’ve been used in a number of strange ways since ancient times.
Elton loves Tony, Sting broke his nose, and other lies music taught us.
One in 50 children are born with a condition called amblyopia, in which the vision in one eye fails to develop properly, resulting in what's commonly called a lazy eye.
On Tuesday the twitter feed of the Associated Press was hacked, and a fake tweet about President Obama being injured in an explosion at the White House was sent out.
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We asked 16 of our favorite artists, authors, and astronauts to tell us about something terrifying and thrilling that they’d never do again. Here's what they learned.
It was a banner weekend for F-bombs. In Boston last Saturday, Red Sox designated hitter David “Big Papi” Ortiz dropped one into a pre-game speech, saying “This is our f***ing city.