In 1726, Mary Toft convinced British doctors that she was giving birth to rabbits.
So this is real. Seriously.
If you've done any Googling this morning, you probably know today is the 57th anniversary of the first bar code patent.
From The Christian Science Monitor:
On October 7, 1952, inventors Nor
"¢Â First thing's first: What is a bagel? "A bagel is a round bread, with a hole in the middle, made of simple ingredients: high-gluten flour, salt, water, yeast and malt.
Imagine a place where in addition to the usual Meat and Fish categories on a dinner menu, you had your choice from Insects and Amphibians.
Whenever a message in a bottle is discovered on a beach or floating in the ocean, it feels like something out of a fairy tale.
Chances are, you've heard of Mitch Albom, or at least one of his hugely best-selling books, Tuesdays with Morrie or The Five People You Meet in Heaven.
Today's Brain Game requires a cell phone. Don't own one? Just pretend that you do.
Benjamin Franklin invented a musical instrument in 1761 based on the same principle as wine glasses played with a wet finger.
With the introduction of the "Feel Art Again" Facebook page, we held a contest to find our farthest fan.
You're in an all-day brainstorm session, coming up with ideas for a new spokesman for your client's product. A famous sports figure, trendy reality star, cartoon panda...who could it be?
If you're looking for conversational nuggets relating to the Nobel Prize (and who isn't?), CNN.com is running an article from our archives today with stories about past winners.
There have been numerous jokes over the years as to what Snow White's sidekicks should have been named, but these were really options!
Devotees of online "cuteness overload" sites are probably familiar with Knut, the polar bear born in 2006 at the Berlin Zoological Garden.
Missing a crucial bit of glamor in your everyday life? Then why not get yourself a copy of Glamourpuss: The Enchanting World Of Kitty Wigs?