In 1980, Detroit presented Saddam Hussein with a key to the city.
Don't you wonder what in the heck you would do with an Oscar if you won it? Does it go in a trophy case? Do you just casually display it as a bookend? Keep it in your office?
Fruit flies must get excited when they're selected for research roles. The life of a research fruit fly mimics that of a college student.
How do we measure happiness? What does it mean to be happy? How do we remember happiness?
We had a record number of players this month, and a record number of 100% correct submissions on Day 5! Vvvvery well done, gamers. We hope you enjoyed our V-themed hunt this month.
1. Are They Canadian?
by Jason English
2. Ashton Kutcher Tweet or Confucius Saying?
by Jason Plautz
3. City Nicknames
"In Space, No One Can Hear You Scream." That was the tagline for the movie Alien, Ridley Scott's 1979 sci-fi/horror masterpiece.
What do you do when a raid of a drug dealer's house turns up a lion, a tiger and a bear cub that are each only two months old?
Today's Brain Game is a "Poem Wot I Writ Myself," an old member of the mix that we haven't offered in quite some time.
Each line of this seven-line poem is a clue to a different
One day, you might find yourself working alongside Father Mulcahy from M*A*S*H. He may agree to take a photo with you.
NASA has discovered what may be a trillion pounds of ice on the moon. Deposited in craters near the moon's north pole, it could be a substantial source of water.
Ten Ways to Win an Oscar.
Whether being done out of charity, to enhance a slapstick comedy routine or to promote a particular political ideology, seeing someone get slammed in the face with a pie is pretty darn hilarious.
If Dr. Seuss were still alive today, we could read his own Happy Birthday to You! book to him - he would be 106 years old today.
Today's post is going to be very short. I'm hurrying to get to The Big Bang Theory taping at Warner Brothers in Burbank.
A few days ago, we had some #FunWithCollectiveNouns on Twitter. A shrewdness of apes, a smack of jellyfish, a business of ferrets, An Exaltation of Larks.
Most people limit their gambling to friendly Super Bowl wagers or the occasional trip to Vegas. Celebrities, of course, tend to do everything on a grander scale.