Picture Of The Day: Girls In Chess

Picture Of The Day: Girls In Chess

Yesterday, I wrote about seeing an MC Escher exhibit that takes up two floors at the St. Louis Chess Hall Of Fame, but I neglected to mention what’s on the third floor: a brief history of chess. It honors the greats of the game, past and present, with details of...
The Thirteenth Floor

The Thirteenth Floor

I got into an elevator and noticed something I’ve rarely seen — a button for the 13th floor! Most buildings of this size skip that number because it’s supposedly unlucky. Those who believe that nonsense — especially those who go to the “14th” floor — are fooling no...