Monday, May 20 An EGOT is winning an Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony. The first British actor to pull this off was John Gielgud. He won an Emmy for the "Summer's Lease" miniseries and an Oscar, oddly enough, for 1981's "Arthur." He won the Tony, …Read more. Saturday, May 18 In 2008, Abby Elliott joined the cast of "Saturday Night Live." This made her the first cast member to be a child of a previous cast member. Yup. The show has been on that long. Her father is Chris Elliott, who had been on the show in 1994-…Read more. Friday, May 17 The most Twitter-friendly song to ever hit the Billboard Top 10 was "One" by U2, which requires just five characters for the act and song title. (Or six characters, if you count the space between them.) The song was inspired by the …Read more. Thursday, May 16 In the ancient world, the Chaldeans were a Babylonian people who established an empire of their own, from 626 B.C. to 539 B.C., after overthrowing the Assyrians. Deeply traditional, they brought back elements of the even more ancient Sumerian Empire.…Read more.more articles
Friday, April 6
Amerigo Vespucci has the most square feet of the Earth's surface named in his honor, thanks to North and South America. Including water, geographical features and political entities, the person at No. 2 is Queen Victoria, who covers 1,196,410 square miles of territory, including Queensland, Victoria and the Great Victoria Desert in Australia, plus Lake Victoria, as well as Victoria Island and Victoria Strait in Canada.
What state capital covers so much ground that it borders another country?
Previous answer: There used to be an NHL team called the Colorado Rockies.
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