Tuesday Turnip


Tuesday Turnip


Dr. Bronner's


Dr. Bronner's


The Mathematical Pi Song

Chris Higgins

Two weeks ago I wrote about The Story of Pi, a semi-educational retro video that visually explains Pi.

The Late Movies: Halloween Pranks

Mario Marsicano

Halloween is almost here. Just remember, scaring people can be a dangerous business. Nice right

Nuclear Scientists Discuss Superhero Origins

Jason English

Earlier this week, friend of the _floss Maggie Koerth-Baker posted a round-up of nuclear accidents in the U.S. & Russia.

5 Things You Didn't Know About Josephine Baker

Ethan Trex

Singer and dancer Josephine Baker was probably the closest thing the Jazz Age had to a Britney Spears-type character.

The Halloween Science FAQ

Matt Soniak

What is dry ice and how does it make that awesome presents: HDYK? - {day 4}

David K. Israel

It's an all-new 5-day trivia hunt, with an all-new set of puzzles, prizes, and now, a major sponsor! Co-puzzle Master Josh Halbur and I are thrilled to announce that How Did You Know?

The Sherlock Holmes Handbook: How to Outwit a Criminal Mastermind

Ransom Riggs

It's been well over a century since the first Sherlock Holmes adventure was published, and yet the master detective remains as popular as ever; witness the upcoming release of Holmes, starring Ro

Friday Happy Hour: Would You Like M&M's With That?

Jason English

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.

Our Readers' Favorite Halloween Costumes

Jason English

All fall, you guys have been filling up our inbox with your best Halloween photos. Get in the holiday spirit by looking at some of our favorite submissions.

The Weird Week in Review

Miss Cellania

Lost Luggage Dave Carroll of the band Sons of Maxwell who wrote the popular internet song United Breaks Guitars has become a spokesman of a sort for beleaguered airline passengers.

Brain Game: Bill & Ted & Cal & Gerry & Jim's Excellent Adventure

Admittedly, today's Brain Game may prove difficult. If you don't know the answer offhand (I wouldn't have), a bit of research may make it clear.

Morning Cup of Links: Advertising on Houseflies

Miss Cellania

The Hierarchy of Monsters. Posted in response to io9's online competition amongst monsters. (via Metafilter) * Newsweek presents a pictorial history of birth control methods.

Painting in Gold: Gustav Klimt

Andréa Fernandes

At the request of readers Melanie & Johnny, today's "Feel Art Again" features Gustav Klimt (1862-1918).

The Late Movies: Awesome Halloween Costumes

Mark Arminio

October 31st is right around the corner, a night of wild indulgence and make believe.

Fantastic Commercial Photo Studios

Jill Harness

Some people have a negative opinion of commercial photography, mistakenly believing it is not an art, and is merely a way to showcase the product being sold. This is a grossly unfair conception.