Goldfish can distinguish the music of one composer from another.
It's rare that the deep thoughts of a world-class astronomer and thinker can be reduced to three and four-minute bite-sized chunks understandable to anyone and yet still rather profound -- but Sa
You can spot their signs from miles away on the interstate, but how well do you know where some of your favorite chain eateries got their starts?
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Rum wasn’t invented in America, but it proved so popular in the colonies that it should qualify as an all- American
In case you're not familiar with the Turnip, it's a whimsical Google search, wherein I type a random phrase and we see what kind of interesting pages "turn-up." As always with thi
The news that quadruple amputee Philippe Croizon swam the English Channel over the weekend reminded me of so many people I've written about, that I had to look in my files and bring you another i
Last week we asked you to give us a few of your favorite surprising identities behind cartoon voiceovers.
The Really, Really Bad Rebus in today's Brain Game may indeed be the worst I've ever done. I know I've said that before, but... well, you'll see.
The Origins of Life.
The total number of humans born since 50,000 BC is estimated at 105.7 billion.
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C-SPAN can be pretty boring, unless you're watching Jon Stewart narrate the highlights. Personally, if I have to watch Congress on TV I much prefer O-SPAN, which is The Onion's coverage.
As a new mom, I’m a fan of caffeine. I mean, I liked it before. But now it’s a godsend. I prefer my caffeine in the normal formats, though – Diet Coke, lattes, most forms of chocolate.
Reader Brian writes in to ask "Why can you stay on a bicycle when moving, but not when it's standing still?"
Think of something like a table or a couch.
The same year that saw the invention of the atomic bomb also gave the world another hot device: the microwave oven.
The Gregory Brothers are well-known among internet nerds for their Auto-Tune the News video series.
I know some people who are really obsessed with the American Civil War.