A couple of years ago, I moved to New York on a part-time basis. At 78 years old, I love to walk every day.
(Image credit: House & Home) Though my tastes have matured in other areas, when it comes to the holidays, I still love the things I loved when I was eight years old: color, lights and spectacle. It brings me back to being a kid, and the special sense of wonder and magic I used to feel around this time of the year. Show More Summary
Learning My Own Lesson The Christmas my middle daughter was about 4 years old, she received the most adorable, soft-bodied baby doll. We called it “Laughing Baby,” because when the doll’s tummy was pressed, she’d let loose an infectious giggle that would set my daughter into giggle fits galore. Show More Summary
Do you agree? It’s a difficult question. “We are all the same people as we were at three, six, ten or twenty years old. More noticeably so, perhaps, at six or seven, because we were not pretending so much then, whereas at twenty we put on a show of being someone else, of being in the mode of the moment. Show More Summary
Dyquain Rogers was an average twenty-one year old boy in 2014. He lived with his grandmother and was working to start a career. And then in November of 2014 he
Last week, a construction project for the Los Angeles subway turned into a scientific excavation after workers uncovered fossilised skull, tooth and tusk fragments from ancient elephant relatives that have been extinct for 10,000 years. More »
By Lauren Neidigh on SwimSwam With his 19.86 at the 2016 U.S. Winter Nationals, Dolan surpassed Michael Andrew, who swam a 19.89 in 2014 as a 15-year-old. Dolan is now 2nd only to Junior National champion Ryan Hoffer. Read the full story on SwimSwam: Jack Dolan’s 19.8 Marks 2nd Fastest Ever by a 15 Year Old
You’ll never watch “My Best Friend’s Wedding” the same way again. The year was 2001. Adriana Lima was 20 years old, the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show was 6 years old and for some reason, Rupert Everett was the host. If it bothers you...Show More Summary
It’s been nearly eight months since Patton Oswalt became a single father. His wife, true-crime writer Michelle McNamara, died unexpectedly in her sleep at only 46 years old in April, leaving Oswalt to parent their young daughter Alice...Show More Summary
This 16 year old didn't having any problem admitting to attempted car jacking but he says he was not the one to pull the trigger.
Joe McKnight, a former running back for the NY Jets, was fatally shot in Louisiana yesterday in what's been described as a "possible road rage episode." He was 28 years old. [ more › ]
Shigeta Miura really hated Boy Scouts. Now 40 years old, the Tokyo resident was bullied by his fellow troop members. But Miura has had his revenge—for over a year, he's been sending anonymous boxes to his former tormenters, packed full...Show More Summary
Anthony Madrid, otherwise known as our favorite Paris Review correspondent, has penned a piece about Jonathan Swift, who would have een 349 years old this week. “What was he anyway? Or never mind what he was; what did he think he was?” Wikipedia describes Swift as “an Anglo-Irish satirist, essayist, political pamphleteer (first for the […]
A Christian doctor removed my clitoris when I was three years old as a ‘cure’ for masturbation, writes Renee Bergstrom • Video excerpts from the feature documentary The Cut: Exposing FGM Worldwide #StopGlobalFGM In 1947, when I was just three years old a doctor removed my clitoris. Show More Summary
Last week, a construction project for the Los Angeles subway turned into a scientific excavation after workers uncovered fossilized skull, tooth and tusk fragments from ancient elephant relatives that have been extinct for 10,000 years. Read more...
Joe McKnight, a former NFL running back who also starred at the University of Southern California, was shot and killed in a road rage incident in New Orleans on Thursday. He was 28 years old. The fatal incident took place at 2:43 p.m.,...Show More Summary
Did you know that the oldest person to complete the Ironman triathlon was an 82-year-old nun? Or that a woman got her master’s degree when she was 98? How about a teacher who’s literally a hundred years old? All that and more in Mental Floss’ List Show.
Terrible, terrible news. Former USC star & New York Jets RB Joe McKnight was shot and killed at age 28 on Thursday afternoon during an “apparent road rage” incident in Terrytown, La. He was just 28 years old. According to Nola.com, McKnight was in an argument in an intersection around 3pm: “A witness, who declined to […]
“Lucy” was bipedal, but scientists have long debated whether she was a part-time tree dweller. New scans of her 3.18 million year old skeleton reveal internal structures in her bones that hint she frequently used her arms to climb trees.
Mark Zuckerberg is only 32 years old but he's been a billionaire for nearly a decade now. Of course, his popularity has seen more ups and downs than most public figures twice his age. Yes, Zuckerberg gave us a culture-redefining social...Show More Summary