Tuesday Turnip


Tuesday Turnip


Bobby McFerrin Makes a Keyboard...Out of People

Chris Higgins

On June 12, 2009, vocalist Bobby McFerrin participated in a panel discussion called "Notes & Neurons: In Search of a Common Chorus" at the World Science Festival.

Group Activity! Presidential Library Scavenger Hunt

Jason English

I was poking around the Reagan Library's online archives (just for kicks) when I found this photo, captioned "Princess Diana dancing with John Travolta in the entrance hall at the White Hous

6 Shows Saved by First-Run Syndication

Kara Kovalchik

One little-known adage in the world of TV sitcoms is "when the networks hand you lemons, there's always first-run syndication." Occasionally, when a series fails to land a place on the

7 More Examples of Owners Behaving Badly

Ethan Trex

Tennessee Titans owner Bud Adams caused a minor flap last weekend when he extended two boisterous middle fingers to the Buffalo Bills' sideline.

Happy World Toilet Day!

Linda Rodriguez McRobbie

According to the World Toilet Organization—yes, there is actually a World Toilet Organization—2.5 billion people worldwide are without access to proper sanitation, like a working t

Apple Laptop Stickers With Style

Jill Harness

Apple has always been much more about fashion than PCs are, so it's only natural that an Apple computer fan has taken their message of individuality one step further by allowing people to customi

Run Your Life with Flowcharts!

Miss Cellania

Decisions, decisions -you make them constantly about big and little things. Daily decision making might be easier for you if you used these handy flowcharts.

Brain Game: It's Not Easy

The word GREEN, in its alternate definition meaning "environmentally-friendly," has become a heavily-used tag in recent years. I was listening to a sixties-pop radio station recently, a

Morning Cup of Links: Ridiculous Invasions

Miss Cellania

20 Things You Didn't Know About Sugar. Pick and choose the facts you need to bolster your argument for an extra dessert tonight. * Six Crazy Internet Money Making Ideas (That Worked).

The Late Movies: We Love Local Commercials

Chris Higgins

So here's the deal. There are these two young filmmakers who go by the names Rhett and Link. They love local commercials, and they make them. For free.

The Quick 10: 10 Things You Didn't Know About Mickey Mouse

Stacy Conradt

As someone who grew up in a Disneyphile household, it's a pretty special day: Mickey Mouse's birthday.

4 Utopian Communities That Didn't Pan Out

Floss books

Every once in a while, a proud little community will sprout up just to let the world know how Utopia should be run.

Book Excerpt: The Physics of Superheroes

Special Guest Star

James Kakalios is a comic book aficionado.

Mel Blanc: Man of a Thousand Voices

Chris Higgins

Although you may have never seen Mel Blanc's face, you've definitely heard his voice -- he voiced hundreds of classic cartoon characters including Bugs Bunny, Porky Pig, Speedy Gonzales, Bar

Oregano: The Spice of Life

Allison Keene

"¢ As you are getting ready to plan your Thanksgiving meal, you may want to include a dash of oregano into the proceedings (although it's more of a seasoning for Italian dishes ...