M&M’s stands for “Mars & Murrie’s,” the last names of the candy’s founders.
In middle-school geography class, our teachers told us that the country of Turkey was not named after the bird.
This may be a difficult word ladder; it took me 11 steps, so I imagine some of you can improve on that number.
When life hands you milk...make Styrofoam.
5 Famous Scientists Dismissed as Morons in Their Time. Sadly, it's hard to say "I told you so" when you're dead.
Let's Talk Turkey!
A big thanks to all the fine Midwesterners who stopped by our booth at the Chicago Toy & Game Fair this weekend.
DEFENESTRATION: the act of throwing someone or something out a window. It's an incredibly specific word for an act which has figured large in cinematic history.
YES! You can play this challenge/contest without knowing a thing about the weekly hunt! It's sort of a one-off - a stand-alone if you will.
I went to a university with a seemingly
perplexing mascot. How do you get a small red bird from a large, destructive force of nature?
"Tom Lehrer is, in my opinion, is the cleverest and funniest man of the twentieth century, and he's kind of my hero, and he wrote a song called 'The Elements' because he was a scie
It's an all-new 5-day trivia hunt!
We're going Monday-Wednesday this week because of the holiday week as co-puzzle Master Josh Halbur and I bring you the next How Did You Know?
There's a movement out there, among a disgruntled faction of parents, which argues that kids in America have been saddled with too much homework.
While we're still years away from housing an entire meal inside of a gumball, a la Willy Wonka, a recent Chow article shows just how to incorporate a whole Thanksgiving meal into one cake.
The nine white squares inside the main red grid should be filled with the digits 1 through 9. Each digit should appear only once in this main grid (the red square).
The Case of the Vanishing Blonde. A story worthy of Sherlock Holmes, but which happens to be true. (via Metafilter)
How well do you use apostrophes?
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Last week, during their meeting about the South Stream gas transit pipeline and other large-scale energy projects, Bulgarian Premier Boyko Borisov gave Russian Pr