Harry and Francis were not cut out to be scholars. It’s not that they were stupid — far from it. They simply were not the type of students who fit within the […]
Certain lines from movies are so iconic that they are immediately recognized. “I am your father!” is instantly associated with James Earl Jones’ powerful portrayal of Darth Vader. Who can read the […]
Bonsai trees are tiny and cute. So are kittens. What could be more cute than bonsai kittens? That was the thought behind Bonsaikitten.com, a website launched in late 2000.
The current 50-star flag of the United States was designed in 1958 by Robert G. Heft. He was a junior in high school and came up with the design as part of […]
The University of Chicago takes great pains to make sure their world-class education comes with a note of levity from time to time. One of these opportunities for frivolity is the annual […]
College students have long been known to be among the most loyal customers of fast-food restaurants. In 1975 the students of Caltech combined their love of burgers with their scientific and engineering […]
New Zealand law permits each high school to possess up to one pound of uranium and one pound of thorium for conducting nuclear experiments. Don’t worry…. The law provides for a fine […]