Around 2,000 people are knighted every year, and not a single one of them won a jousting tourney.
If a Keurig can brew up 100 types of coffee, surely you can make me a machine that can produce a passable mojito or Tom Collins.
Purebred dogs: A noble idea that has gone horribly wrong in recent years.
America loves the idea of its soldiers. But the thing is that real human beings are coming back from war zones with a long list of nightmarish health problems that pretty much nobody wants to hear about.
Most of the headwinds women face when trying to advance in the workplace exist due to cultural inertia. This is how we've always done it, and fundamental habits are hard to change.
No matter what echelon of society you live in, there is a part of the human brain that stops aging in high school.
Unless you're made of stone, taking other people's cash will sometimes make you feel like the biggest bastard in the world.
If your master was humiliated while delivering a PowerPoint presentation, extreme violence is the answer.
As anybody who's sadly tried to suck the last of the whipped cream out of the can can attest, nitrous oxide can get you high. And, like any powerful drug, it breeds its own kind of addicts.
It turns out there are some chapters of the Bible that are too awkward, terrifying or just plain embarrassing for your average Sunday school teacher to handle.
Nothing important ever goes away -- it just evolves -- and today the tradition of ratcatching lives on through professional exterminators and amateur rat-hunting groups.