Winston Churchill's mother was born in Brooklyn.
Television viewers of the late 1970s who craved a combination of amateur athletics plus celebrity skin (mixed together with more cheese than a Wisconsin souvenir shop) had to look no further than Batt
This falls under the banner of "mind = blown" -- apparently, we've been using ketchup cups all wrong. Ok, seriously, how many of you knew this is how they were supposed to be used?
The latest issue of Entertainment Weekly has a smartphone in it.
School lunch isn't too tasty or exciting in America -- at least not in my experience -- but Finnish school lunches are certainly intriguing compared to our square pepperoni pizzas.
Despite their astonishing record of losses when dealing with lumberjacks and beavers, trees are pretty tough customers.
Phil Plait keeps sharing amazing time lapse videos, and I will keep loving them and passing them on to you.
Filmmaker Tim Burton has made plenty of feature films, animations, shorts, and side projects. His Frankenweenie is now in theaters.
For many of us, buying a pair of sneakers is a chore. But for a sneaker collector, there's no greater joy than a fresh pair of kicks.
Some have called for a return to the gold standard. How would it affect the
A Very Useful Machine
Is this the best Rube Goldberg machine ever? If you aren't familiar with them, first check out what they are.
On Fridays, 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.
Scottish Village Gets a "Sister City" -on Mars
Many cities and towns around the world have a link to another city or town far away, for friendship and cultural exchanges.
Because sometimes periods, commas, colons, semi-colons, dashes, hyphens, apostrophes, question marks, exclamation points, quotation marks, brackets, parentheses, braces, and ellipses won't do.
We’ve seen internet tattoos, librarian tattoos and some of the geekiest tattoos ever. Next up: tattoos dedicated to video games.
Written and performed by Tom T.