How the Romans invented Facebook, sort of.
Scholars have discovered that certain everyday food items have played pivotal roles in the history of civilization. Apparently, peanut butter is not one of them.
Feral pigs are violent, dirty, and ugly, and they ravage every ecosystem they live in—still, who knew killing them could be such fun?
War at the Wall Street Journal: Inside the Struggle to Control an American Business Empire by Sarah Ellison Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 304 pp. On July 31, 2007, the barbarians finally made it over the gate. On that day, media titan Rupert Murdoch sealed a $5.6 billion deal to buy Dow Jones, parent company of the… Read more »
Why Americans play Powerball.