Ben Bradlee died on Oct. 21, 2014 at the age of 93. Bradlee was the editor of the Washington Post, one of the nation's premier newspapers, at a time when everyone got their news from the newspaper....
Jan Hooks died on October 9, 2014 after a serious illness at the age of 57. As a cast member of Saturday Night Live (From 1986-1991), Hooks could inspire laughter with the slightest mannerism or the...
There is no substitute for good timing and luck. These words are about the appropriate moment, being at the right place, or saying the right thing, at the right time. These words describe that feeling...
Here are ten words for reserved personality types, for the tight-lipped, the inexpressive, those that play it close to the vest, or would just rather not associate with us. Isn't wonderful that we...
Martin Perl, who won a Nobel Prize in Physics in 1995 for his discovery of a subatomic particle, the tau lepton, died on September 30 at the age of 87. Perl was committed to exploring the path not...
It's not proper behavior, and you won't see it condoned in any etiquette manual, but when you're confident you're right and have a real zinger in mind, hurling an insult is quite satisfying and...
Bob Crewe, a songwriter behind Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons' biggest successes and hits for many other groups, died on September 11, 2014 at the age of 82. Crewe was a master of the musical hook,...
Data scientist Matt Daniels recently examined the vocabulary of several rap artists' lyrical output and found them to be quite extensive, rivaling in size the vocabularies of some of the greatest...