Andre Agassi's father represented Iran in boxing in the 1948 and 1952 Olympics.
On Fridays, I post a series of unrelated questions meant to spark conversation in the comments. Answer one, answer all, respond to someone else's reply, whatever you want.
Heart Attack Lecture Interrupted by Heart Attack
Dr. William Phillips, a cardiologist in Lewiston, Maine, gave a lecture on heart disease at a building near the Central Maine Medical Center.
About 9 months ago, Kara and I composed a lunchtime quiz about the 2011 Chevrolets but realized that we never evened the score with a puzzle about Ford.
First off: Happy Canada Day!
9 Fourth of July Myths Debunked.
It's Thursday night, which means it's once again time for GUESS THE THEME. All the clips below have something in common. Do you know what it is?
It’s not always a trained negotiator who talks a potential jumper off the ledge. Sometimes it’s a shock jock, a rapper, or a hotel maid.
1. Howard Stern Keeps Caller On the Line, On the
We’ve heard plenty (probably too many) athletes try to become musicians. But what happens when it goes the other
I'm not a teacher, but I came across this excellent video by teacher C.G.P. Grey explaining his system for organizing and managing his teaching life.
We see fossil reconstructions or illustrations of species that have come and gone and we sometimes say, "Come on now, that can't be real!" Or maybe you don't, but I have, because t
The daily mentalfloss.com Brain Game has been around a few years now, and it amazes me that we've been allowed to even reach the 26th entry in the Really, Really Bad Rebus series.
What was that weird expanding halo of light seen from Hawaii?
What is this stuff, and where does it come from?
The first gasoline pump certainly didn't exist for the purpose of fueling cars - though Karl Benz was tinkering with the idea, cars weren’t even invented yet.
Reader Adam writes:
"Does the 'E' in Chuck E. Cheese stand for something? This has literally been bothering me for years."
My guess: Probably not.
Do you have ten minutes to devote to a funny, cheeky, nerdy look at the history of the English language? Of course you do.