Google Earth and Sesame Street Workshops teamed up to make “Global Grover,” an interactive map that takes kids (and adults) on a journey to Sesame Streets across the world.
“Guinness World Records,” the world’s leading authority on record-breaking feats, released the 2014 edition of its popular book today. This latest installment features more than 3,000 new and updated achievements, including unusual accomplishments such as the fastest person to run … Continue reading
President Obama shakes the prosthetic hand of a soldier receiving the nation’s highest military honor. House Speaker John Boehner tears up as he takes the gavel from former House Speaker Nancy Pelosi. These are among the moments captured in the … Continue reading
The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation announced the MacArthur Fellows for 2012 on Tuesday. The 23 fellows, who each were awarded an unrestricted $500,000 ‘genius grant’, were selected from hundreds of anonymous nominations identified for their creativity, and … Continue reading
It’s been 50 years since Ernest Hemingway was found next to his shotgun in Ketchum, Idaho. Yet the life and times of the iconic American author remains an open book for scholars and historians to meticulously pore over. Paul Hendrickson, … Continue reading