A polar bear can smell a seal that's 20 miles away.
People have been making musical sounds with their mouths for thousands of years: it's thought that the ancient Indians and Chinese did it, and people in Africa have traditionally used stomping, c
"The idea of a park on a railbed in the sky can be a little hard to get your head around, especially if your only vantage point is looking up from street level at its rusted, pigeon-shit-scarred
Tom's a carpenter from the Bay Area of California. His dad and uncle are carpenters, too. In today's Brain Game, we reveal threeÂ thingsÂ that Tom likes, along with threeÂ he dislikes.
In 2007, Mark Ontkush, the brain behind ecoIron, wrote an interesting post suggesting that Google could save tens of thousands a year, along with hundreds of Megawatt-hours a year, if they changed the
If I told you an upcoming exhibit at the Museum of Modern Art would include severed heads from Mars Attacks, would you believe me?
I love optical illusions and weird visual tricks. So I've collect some fun ones here, for your Late Movies enjoyment!
Remember Bob Ballard? He's the geophysicist who discovered the wrecks of the Titanic, Bismarck, Yorktown, and JFK's PT-109 (among other interesting deep-sea explorations).
I like Bret Michaels. Not compete-on-Rock-of-Love like, but like in the sense that I think he would be a fun guy to have a beer with. I think he has a pretty good sense of humor about himself.
The biggest players on the professional jewel thief circuit are a sophisticated bunch.
John Cazale may not be a household name, but if you enjoyed classic films from the 1970s, chances are you'd recognize the vulnerable Italian-American character actor from his handful of memorable
Gone are the days of Guinness is Good For You; welcome to the socially responsible recession era world of O'Doul's.
1. A part of an organism that is typically self-contained and has a specific vital function, such as the heart or liver in
Today's "Feel Art Again" post lands us in India, the third country in our quest to cover a different artist from a different country in each post for the month of June.
Today's Brain Game is another "poem wot I writ myself." It's a horrible rhyme, granted. But as a riddle, I hope that it isÂ neither too obvious nor too obscure.
If you're not a New Yorker, you probably don't know what the HighLine is.