Fredric Baur invented the Pringles can. When he died in 2008, his ashes were buried in one.
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News Corp. chairman Rupert Murdoch took a shaving cream pie to the face today during his hearing before a committee of the British Parliament on the phone-hacking scandal.
When you hear the name Muzak, you probably think of the type of easy listening music one often encounters in elevators or while on hold at a call center.
So here's something pretty amazing: An artist and designer named Ivan Cash has decided to give back to the world in the form of snail mail. No, I don't mean junk snail mail.
Whatever your opinion of flashy, big-production proposals, you have to admit that someone who puts that kind of effort into asking a simple question is someone who really cares about the answer.
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The Secret Race to the Moon.
Back in the 1960s and ‘70s, William Taliaferro Close was the personal physician of President Mobutu Sese Seko of Zaire. He was also the chief doctor of the army.
On Breaking Bad Giancarlo Esposito plays Gus Fring, one of the scariest characters on television.
From 1989 through 1993, the world was captivated by the tales of Doogie Howser, M.D., a character played by a then-unknown Neil Patrick Harris.
The Peoria Chiefs, the Class A affiliate of the Chicago Cubs, joined the list of LeBron James' bashers when it staged a "LeBron James NBA Championship Replica Ring Giveaway" after the D
In this TEDxCaltech talk, physicist Leonard Susskind talks about his old friend Richard "Dick" Feynman.
I've been hanging out over at English Russia a lot recently, and I came across an archive of Russian propaganda posters.
It's many readers' favorite way to start the week: The Monday Math Square Brain Game at mentalfloss.com!
The nine white squares inside the main red grid should be filled with the digits 1
You probably know that snails often fall prey to hungry birds, but you might not know that the slithering insect mollusk crawling across your driveway might have already been eaten by a bird—and surv
Who will be the inaugural inductees into the Trivia Hall of Fame?