See this handsome chap? His name is George Edelstein, and we think he was the first person to get a “swish” in print. He played high school ball for a team in Brooklyn.
Read on for our full history of the swish.
We wrote an article about the child prodigy who invented the feels. It will give you feels, too.
The Windsor Shower companion was the first product on QVC (it was an AM/FM radio).
Venezuela bans the sale of alcohol 20 hours before any election.
Yes, two baseball posts in a row. Our reason? Ty Cobb was crazy enough to justify it.
You can read the study here (and yes, it includes pictures of a moth tear-sucking. Fortunately, you probably won’t have to worry unless you live in Southeast Asia).
Artist Francis Cugat created the classic cover for The Great Gatsby.
Like any artist, he had a few early drafts. These are some of the sketches he used while working with different potential titles (including Among the Ash-Heaps and Millionaires, Trimalchio in West Egg, and The High-Bouncing Lover) and cover concepts (like a desolate railroad scene).
The celestial eyes Cugat ended up with became iconic (they’re probably Daisy’s). You can read an academic essay about the covers here. And, of course, we have a tricky Gatsby trivia question too.