Our favorite martian, Ray William Johnson, just put out a new music video featuring all your favorite villains. See how many you know in the funny video... READ ON
The Wednesday Word Ladder is now Wednesday Wordplay, which will offer other word-related puzzles in addition to ladders. Enjoy!
What English word begins with one
double-letter (like “UU” or “LL”)
and ends with another?
Here is... READ ON
Ten percent of all people are left-handed, a ratio that holds up over generations. While we can correlate a lot of things with handedness, we still don’t know what causes it.
Which Star Trek series do you like the best? It doesn’t really matter, because you can watch them all here, at least for now. (via Metafilter)
Use a steady hand and a virtual catapult to toss Cadbury Creme Eggs at any Google Maps location. I managed to “egg” my own home! (via the Presurfer)
What Pi Sounds Like. Numerical... READ ON
This is Brain Game #696, and it’s Tuesday Test Time. Don protective gear now.
Two former U.S. presidents have last names that were 10 letters long, and one has a middle name that was 10 letters long.
Name the only former U.S. president
whose first name was 10 letters long.
Here is... READ ON
Chicken Chasing: A Cajun Mardi Gras Tradition. Dress funny, beg for food, get drunk, and make sure you have something to repent when Lent begins.
See the most realistic android yet: the Geminoid DK. If you didn’t know going in, how much of the video would you watch before figuring out he’s a robot?
March is National Colon Cancer Awareness Month. If you’re over 50, your first colonoscopy screening is due, but this silly song will prepare you well.
You know those standardized tests that determine... READ ON
In case you haven’t heard of him, Charlie Brooker is a British national treasure — and also a sneering, acidly sarcastic, fast-talking, hilarious journalist and TV presenter whose distinctly British tear-downs of everything from the state of TV to politics and video games have earned him a reputation as a no-holds-barred opinionator. Here’s the best of what I could find on YouTube — let me know what you think. BTW, he swears a lot, so these are definitely NSFW.
Charlie cleverly deconstructs the... READ ON
Cenosillicaphobia is the fear of an empty glass.