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Two decades and five head coaches after its last NCAA title, UCLA finally wins its first championship of the post-Wooden era.—Gene Wojciechowski They came. They saw. They resigned. That…

Brewer's: Pig-back

Picka-back or a-Pigger-back, does not mean as a pig is carried by a butcher, but as a piga or child is carried. It should be written apiggaback. A butcher carries a pig head downwards, with…

The Journals of Lewis & Clark: January 5, 1805

by Meriwether Lewis and William Clark January 4, 1805January 6, 1805January 5, 1805 5th of January Satturday 1805 a cold day Some Snow, Several Indians visit us with thier axes to get…

The Devil's Dictionary: Inferiae

by Ambrose Bierce INFANCYINFIDELINFERIAE -,n. [Latin] Among the Greeks and Romans, sacrifices for propitation of the Dii Manes, or souls of the dead heroes; for the pious ancients could not …

The Surprising Adventures Of Baron Munchausen

by Rudolph Erich Raspe Our Baron excels Baron Tott... This is a very short chapte... A further account of the jo... A further account of the journey from Harwich to Helvoetsluys-…

Top 10 Sports Personalities of the Year

Denver quarterback John Elway celebrates with the Vince Lombardi trophy after leading the Broncos to a 31-24 upset win over the Green Bay Packers in Super Bowl XXXII. 6. Mark O'Meara A…

Kasey Chambers

Barricades and BrickwallsWarner Bros. While Australia's Kasey Chambers isn't yet anywhere near the writer that her idol Lucinda Williams is, she shows progress and promise-a-plenty on this sec…

The Koran/Sura LXXV — The Resurrection

Sura LXXV — The ResurrectionMecca — 40 Verses In the Name of God, the Compassionate, the Merciful It needeth not that I swear by the day of the RESURRECTION, Or that I swear by t…