Thomas Jefferson wrote parts of the Declaration of Independence in a Philadelphia tavern.
While those of us who do the egg-decorating thing will likely content ourselves with store-bought dyes and stickers this Sunday, there is a certain set of people whose Easter dÃ©cor is more likely to
UC Berkeley Ph.D. student Jeremy Maitin-Shepard has developed a robot capable of folding towels. Watch in the video below as the robot inspects, folds, and stacks the towels.
French naval officer, explorer, and filmmaker Jacques-Yves Cousteau helped millions of people learn about what goes on under the ocean's surface.
Every Friday, 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. Very casual.
It's an all-new 5-day trivia hunt!
Co-puzzle Master Josh Halbur and I are happy to bring you the next How Did You Know? sponsored by the extraordinary video sharing site motionbox.com.
With the Major League Baseball season getting underway, here's the breakdown of how the league's 30 teams got their names.
For around $700 worth of materials, an English IT manager named Robert Harrison was able to capture photos and video from space that would've cost NASA millions to achieve.
Have you ever had someone make a major impact on your life without fully realizing it? Mangesh and I were saddened to hear about the death of one such person, Ms. Susan Tifft.
Drunk Man Found Sleeping in Plane Engine
At the the Indira Gandhi International Airport in Delhi, an engineering team was preparing an Indian Airlines Airbus A-320 for takeoff when one of the crew sp
This Brain Game is (in my opinion) more difficult than most. Consider it a Friday challenge!
What Quirk of the Brain Turns People Into Compulsive Hoarders?
Tonight for the Late Movies we have a handful of covers...but not just any songs: TV Themes. Some are silly, some are fun, and some are a bit haunting in their beauty and nostalgia.
Happy Birthday to Apple! It's no joke -- Steves Wozniak and Jobs formed Apple Computer on April Fools' Day, 1976.
On April 1, 1957, BBC television viewers were treated to a short documentary about the spaghetti harvest in Ticino, Switzerland.
If you're like me, you probably take postage stamps for granted. I'll slap one on an outgoing bill or letter, but I don't usually give them much thought.