The presentation of stories in a way that is intended to provoke public interest or excitement, at the expense of accuracy.
Fact of the Day
The names of the English rivers Amber, Avon, Axe, Esk, Exe, Ouse, Humber, Irwell, Thames and Tyne all mean 'river' or 'water' in various old languages.
Quote of the Day
"Anybody can make history. Only a great man can write it. "
~ Oscar Wilde
On This Day
1660 Charles II marched into London and was restored to the throne after 11 years in exile.