A 21-year-old man from Idaho, Oscar Ramiro Ortega-Hernandez, has been charged with attempting to assassinate Barack Obama. He allegedly fired shots at the White House last Friday night. Later, Ortega-Hernandez's abandoned Honda Accord, containing an assault rifle with scope, ammunition, an "aluminum ... More >>
The story of the mysterious found letter written to Clark Moore by his then-girlfriend Vonnie in 1958, a letter that somehow failed to arrive at the California University of Pennsylvania, where he was a junior, at the time, has captured the romantic imaginations of people who want to believe ... More >>
(This is not Dennis Pogue.)Whiskey is as American as apple pie. At least that's what Dennis Pogue, chief archaeologist at Mount Vernon, would have you believe. Over the last several years, he's spent much of his time making George Washington's whiskey (our first president was a distiller, in ... More >>
Somebody stop me now because my worst nightmare has come true. The other night, I found myself fully conscious and in charge of my actions, yet actually playing a game of Beer Pong at a local gay bar!
I always thought this was the trap door to rock bottom--that surely someone who went to an ... More >>
Oh boy, the new Star Trek movie is here! Can we just go to the theater and forget about mundane crap like politics? Fat chance. This is 2009, baby -- everything is politics.
Newsweek started the ball rolling by announcing, "Spock's cool, analytical nature feels more fascinating and topical than e ... More >>