Joe Maggard was McDonald’s mascot from 1995 to 2007 — the eighth of nine men to have done the job. But what happens after you step out of the big red … Continue reading
A man in a hot air balloon realized he was lost. He reduced altitude and spotted a woman below. He yelled: “Excuse me, can you help me? I promised a … Continue reading
Neil deGrasse Tyson gives a brief but fascinating explanation of the origin and history of the universe.
It’s not often that a student film gets nominated for an Oscar, but such was the case with Head Over Heels, the graduate film of animator Timothy Reckart that went … Continue reading
Imogen Cunningham was born on April 12, 1883, in Portland, Oregon. She began taking photographs in 1901, when she enrolled in a correspondence course in photography while she was a … Continue reading
The Elements of Style by William Strunk Jr. and E.B. White is a grammatical manifesto that has dominated American literature almost from the day of its Jazz Age publication in … Continue reading
Born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania on July 2, 1930, Ahmad Jamal was a child prodigy and began playing piano at age 3, discovered by his uncle. By the time he was … Continue reading