“The (plug in random NFL team) play Radio City Rockettes offense. One, two, three, kick.” That’s an old football joke. If you don’t understand…

Unless you’re a member of the Audubon Society, you’re about to learn more about woodpeckers than you ever thought you’d know. Or care to.

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The phone company is going about it all wrong: The Washington, D.C., area is getting a new area code (771), and instead of fending off complai…

Microsoft announced recently that individuals using their various accounts won’t need to use passwords. Big bloomin’ deal! If you were underwh…

The 18th-century English philosopher Jeremy Bentham came up with the idea of the panopticon, a prison designed to allow all the prisoners to b…

Where were you the day Elvis died?

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One thing about anti-social media: It may be a spreader of misinformation, but the responses in the comments sections give us a rough idea of …

I will admit I didn’t watch much Olympics coverage; I never do. I’m put off by how the event has turned into bad-taste corporate kitsch in the…

Teddy Roosevelt fervently believed that the president of the United States should be at the center of the political universe, constantly attra…

”Well, who ya gonna believe, me or your own eyes?” — Chico Marx, 1933, “Duck Soup”

The Guardians?! After being known as the Indians since 1915, the best team name that the Cleveland baseball club could come up with was the Gu…

How could it be that even though reservations have been open since mid-June and it’s nearly six months away, sales for Donald Trump’s Florida …

No one is trying to topple the Alamo quite yet, but a new revisionist book on the foundational event of Texas history partakes of the iconocla…

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