The little plastic bit on the end of your shoelace is called an aglet.
Cats are fascinated with the bathroom. Yes, there are house cats who use the toilet for the same purpose humans do, but there are no videos of that here.
I can't tell you how often I hear someone use the term "literally" when he or she means "figuratively." It bugs me nearly as much as "misused" quotation marks.
We've neglected a very important anniversary on the _floss this week - Twinkies turned 80 years old on Wednesday!
Every Friday, 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. Very casual.
It takes the average artist years of intense practice and some level of natural skills to be able to create artwork that attracts interest, but with millions of years of practice and a bit of blind lu
Our good friend Alex at Neatorama just spent a year building the Neatoshop-- an online outlet filled with strange and hilarious gifts.
TV audiences have long enjoyed Kelsey Grammer for his masterful portrayal of two very different characters: Dr. Frasier Crane and Sideshow Bob.
On Sunday, Washington Nationals phenom Stephen Strasburg will make his minor league debut for the Double-A Harrisburg Senators against the Altoona (Pa.) Curve.
Skeleton Replaces Copenhagen Mermaid
Denmark's iconic statue of Hans Christian Anderson's The Little Mermaid normally sits in the Copenhagen Harbor, but left last week for temporary residen
Oscar went to a men's store and purchased five items of lower-body clothing: a pair of boxers, a pair of dress pants, a pair of jeans, a pair of shorts, and a pair of sweatpants.
It's been awhile since the United States had a space mission that inspired our whole nation.
A new hominid species found in South Africa may be the link between australopithecines and humans.
This is one of the most elaborate pranks I've ever seen.
Happy 118th Birthday to Mary Pickford!
In the TED Talk below, Jane Poynter discusses her experience living for two years (plus 20 minutes) in Biosphere 2 in the early 1990s.