Before he wrote Jaws, Peter Benchley was a speechwriter for LBJ.
If you need an instant education on fine art, any of these museums or galleries can get you up to speed in no time.
Whether you're deciphering a cryptic state seal or trying to impress your Catholic in-laws, knowing some Latin has its advantages.
Everyone from OK Go to MythBusters Jamie Hyneman and Adam Savage to Pee-Wee Herman has paid homage to Rube Goldberg.
Of course, we’re always spitting out random garbage into space—radio and TV signals, mostly. But the signals on this list are intended specifically to attract aliens.
An increasing number of people report experiencing autonomous sensory meridian response (ASMR), a whole body tingling that soft, monotone voices can trigger.
We’ve seen some absolutely stunning museums in Europe and North America. Now it’s time to head south.
If, for whatever reason, you long to wed somebody who’s already departed for the great beyond, your local government might just be willing to oblige … depending on where you live, and if you meet cert
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J.C. and Rollie Hall ran into a problem during the 1917 holiday season. Business was booming, and they’d run out of the tissue papers that were the era’s standard gift dressing.
December 1st is one of several Pie Day holidays celebrated around the world. You can celebrate by baking and eating pie, or by looking at these.