Are you a woman? Do you want to win an Oscar? One of the clearest paths is to play a prostitute. Helen Hayes gets us rolling with her role in "The Sin of Madelon Claudet." So did Donna Reed ("From Here to Eternity"), ...Read More
"Kemo Sabe" reportedly means "soggy shrub" in Navajo.
If all the Earth's atmosphere was moving at the speed of a light breeze, its total energy would be equal to that generated by a large hydroelectric dam operating continuously for 7,000 years.
In 1841, Oberlin College in Ohio became the first U.S. College to award degrees to women.
There are six islands that are at least 100,000 square miles. Three of those are, in whole or in part, in Indonesia. New Guinea and Borneo are No. 2 and No. 3 after Greenland, while Sumatra is No. 6. In terms of the top 10...Read More
Temperature variations on Mercury are the most extreme in the solar system, ranging from 90 K to 700 K.