Joined: Jun 2, 2015
Jeff Wells is a freelance writer and English teacher. He’s a warrior of the casual sports league circuit, with titles in soccer and volleyball and a host of nagging injuries to boot. He also has a softer side that includes writing poetry and walking his French bulldog, Ruby. His current fascinations include the Civil War, German beer, and making the perfect omelet.
Waterbeds were once a coveted "fluid fixture" of bedrooms—until, suddenly, they weren't. So who or what led to their demise?
They might not have the name recognition of apple or cherry pies, but perhaps these pies could stage a comeback.
There’s a lot more to Arizona than just cacti, arid climes, and the Grand Canyon.
"Everybody knows Two Rivers invented it," one resident said. "That’s why we’re all so fat here. We eat a lot of them."
These famous siblings changed the way we view everything from science and art to sports and literature.
What would it be like to be a quarter of an inch tall? Moviegoers in the summer of 1989 were eager to find out, and turned 'Honey, I Shrunk the Kids' into a hit.
Philip Pullman's modern retelling of 'Paradise Lost,' which is now an HBO series, has weathered its fair share of critics.
Bacon is everywhere these days: You can find it in ice cream, coffee, cupcakes, chewing gum, candles, lip balm, and even deodorant. As it now saturates every corner of the market, it’s worth looking at the origins of this smoky, salty food.
White Castle may not be the largest burger chain, but it might just have the fast food world's most devoted following.
Nathan's hot dogs are as American as, well, Nathan's hot dog eating contest.
It is one of the most enigmatic stories of all time, with an opening sentence that’s unparalleled in literature. 'The Metamorphosis' is the novel that birthed the adjective 'Kafkaesque.'
These apples didn't fall far from the tree, professionally speaking.