Civil rights activist Viola Liuzzo with four of her five children. Photo Source: Wikimedia Commons
5 Michigan Women Who Made History

Through activism, sports, astronautics, and monumental court cases, these five trailblazers made history in the Mitten...and the world.

University of Michigan student Stanley Chapel solves a Rubik's Cube while blindfolded, Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2022, in Ann Arbor. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
World Champion Michigander: Rubik’s Cube and Violin Go Hand in Hand

A University of Michigan student is one of the world's foremost "speedcubers," a person capable of quickly solving a Rubik's Cube. He also is an accomplished violinist.

6 Books for Staying Home and Reading All Winter—Non-Fiction Edition

From dark and magical places to premonitions to rebuilding Puerto Rico, this list of non-fiction books will give you six reasons to stay home until the snow melts.

8 Books for Staying Home and Reading All Winter—Fiction Edition

Family legend has it that before I could even sit up on my own, I was demanding books. If that makes you think, "well, duh," then please enjoy this list of books to read while you're staying warm this winter.

Smokey Robinson performs at Ryman Auditorium on December 16, 2022 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Keith Griner/Getty Images)
Smokey Robinson, ‘King of Motown,’ to Release New Solo Album

It's been nearly a decade since Smokey Robinson's last album, but new music from the King of Motown is on the horizon.

Robin Frohardt, creator of the Plastic Bag Store, holds plastic bag roses at the art installation, Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2023 in Ann Arbor, Mich. The Plastic Bag Store is a custom-built public art installation and film experience designed to encourage visitors to think more about the enduring impact of single-use plastics. The store features shelves stocked with items such as meat, toiletries and cakes—all made from single-use plastics taken from streets and garbage dumps. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
PHOTOS: This Grocery Store in Ann Arbor is Created Entirely From Plastic Bags

A grocery store featuring thousands of faux food items made entirely from discarded plastic bags opens Tuesday to the public, an artist's non-edible creation calling attention to the dangers of plastic waste.

Mike King fell in love with the slopes at an early age. (Courtesy/Ella Skrocki via Instagram)
Michigan Skier Mike King Gets His Mojo Back in New Documentary Film

Adventure athlete Mike King is taking his new ski documentary Lake Effect across the state in a series of special pop-up screenings and events. The project was shot entirely in Michigan—and it’s 30 minutes of ‘pure fun’ in the Winter-Water Wonderland.