The Rhodes Scholar program is named for De Beers founder Cecil Rhodes.
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As Juliet bemoans the grudge her family has against Romeo's based on their names, she says, "What's in a name?
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After weathering several weeks of pressure from his Republican rivals, Mitt Romney released his tax returns early this morning, revealing that he made $45 million over 2010 a
Allison Hoffman crochets amazing, miniature replicas of celebs and common folk alike and writes about them on her blog, CraftyisCool.
For quite some time now, we've known that UFOs tend to whisk away people and return them to Earth with amazing stories. But there are plenty of stories of aliens abducting cows.
In this RSA Animate presentation, economist Jeremy Rifkin discusses emerging research on empathy. It's a fast-paced, smart talk -- and it deals with the core question what is empathy?
A world map or globe might help you solve today's Tuesday Test Time challenge, but it'll still take some looking around to gather all five answers for today's mentalfloss.com Brain Game
Apple’s Deal With the Devil.
The violin is considered by many to be the thinking man’s instrument, famously played by the likes of Albert Einstein and Arthur Conan Doyle’s fictional genius Sherlock Holmes.
Before people had hundreds of channels, if they wanted to watch surgery or gawk at celebrity babies, they had to actually leave the house.
Nearly two years ago I pointed to Star Wars: Uncut, a web project in which 473 people each contributed 15 seconds of footage for a remake of Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope.
Last Wednesday (January 18), Wikipedia and other sites went dark in a protest of pending legislation before the US Congress.
Every so often, we'll reprint something from our sister publication, The Week. This is one of those
Last week’s post on the Fisher-Price Little People garage got us wondering: Who the heck were these guys, Fisher and Price?
This week I'll bring you the best RSA talks -- a series of lectures a bit like TED from the UK.
You'll find the rare "double divide" in the middle horizontal row of the Monday Math Square for today's mentalfloss.com Brain Game.