Inconceivable! 'Princess Bride' turns 25

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Houston Chronicle) "The Princess Bride" was released 25 years ago, on September 25, 1987. The cast reunited on Tuesday, Oct. 2, for an anniversary screening during the New more…

Solomon, Socrates and Aristotle in Pompeii

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Biblical Archaeology Review) Is it possible that the earliest existing picture of a scene from the Bible also includes the philosophers Socrates and Aristotle as onlookers? It is more…

Mother's wisdom

by -NO AUTHOR- -- Editor's note: Do you need something to smile about? Every day, WND selects the best joke offered up by readers and contributors to its Laughlines forum and brings more…

Murderer's last request: Preach to me

by The editors of Leben -- [caption id="attachment_274429" align="alignright" width="200" caption="Rev. Samson Occom"][/caption] Moses Paul, an Indian, was executed on Sept. 2, 1772, for the murder of Moses Cook on Dec. 7 of the more…

No more Newsweek, no more books?

by Jim Fletcher -- The competing opinions continue apace. Will people almost wholesale go over to digital literature? Or is there still a place for printed pieces? No one knows for sure, more…

Wet and wild: 26 miles on a jet pack

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Forbes) On September 29 at approximately 11 a.m Pacific Time, Dean O’Malley set a new world record for longest distance flown in a jet pack, traveling 26 miles more…