Fredric Baur invented the Pringles can. When he died in 2008, his ashes were buried in one.
A reader suggested Clifford the Big Red Dog via Twitter the other day, and although I tend to lean more toward smaller dogs, I thought that was a great idea.
Okay, so there's a US government website called newmoney.gov. That's the first problem. We need a whole website with its own domain name to talk about updated currency?
Last month, Jason and I started a side project called Watercooler Ammo.
by Brian Gottesman
There are few areas of learning and scholarship that haven't been touched by Sir Isaac Newton (1643-1727).
Just a simple reminder of our Twitter account's
Every once in a while, an environmental disaster makes big news, but the effects remain years after the headlines have faded.
Some recent letter-crunching revealed something special about the word PLAYER: According to my dictionary, no fewer than 66 different words of three or more letters can be formed from its letters.
I'm sure we could have a nice long discussion about what the world's flossiest band is -- They Might Be Giants would certainly be a strong contender -- but I'm gonna go a little more ol
A New York pizza chef in Atlanta shares his passion for pizza and everything to do with pizza making.
Twenty years ago last week, Twin Peaks made its TV debut. Often described as eerie, creepy, or just plain weird, Twin Peaks is now considered a landmark in TV history.
Curious George and The Man in the Yellow Hat have been around for nearly 70 years, and yet the little monkey has the same appeal to kids today as he did back in 1941.
Every Wednesday, Miss Kathleen will provide links to a variety of things happening at libraries across the country.
The Neptune movement from Gustav Holst's The Planets is generally considered the first piece of music to use the fade-out.
Last week the Library of Congress announced that it would archive all public tweets (Twitter messages).
"¢Â Almonds have a long history of importance, even getting a mention in the Bible's Book of Numbers as a symbol of divinity. Romans also used almonds as a fertility charm.