Pentheraphobia is the persistent fear of your mother-in-law.
Let's see if you can guess where some notable people earned their undergraduate degrees.
Obviously, America would be in trouble. We'd have to subsist off of what we have stockpiled and what we can drill for domestically. But the government has planned ahead.
On Monday I pointed to The Fog of War, an Errol Morris documentary about Robert McNamara, former US Secretary of Defense during the Vietnam era.
Ever had a day so crazy you just wanted to stop the world and get off for awhile? When I have those days, I start imagining a door.
You know the photo of Einstein with his tongue sticking out - we use it all of the time here at the _floss.
At some point early this morning, our number of Twitter followers hit quintuple digits. Right now, we're sitting comfortably at 10,039.
I first discovered Mike Sacks on McSweeney's. He's a hilarious writer, who's also penned pieces for mags like The New Yorker and
I try very hard to produce original content for the Brain Game, so it's nice to have the occasional holiday.
What do you do when an airline breaks your guitar and hasn't resolved the matter a year later? Write a song about it, of course!
Solving Food Mysteries.
Convinced that you might not have what it takes to make a sport's Hall of Fame? That doesn't mean your name can't live on forever in the game's lore.
Today's "Feel Art Again" features the American artist John August Swanson at the request of reader lisa, who describes Swanson's work as "Color for a taupe world!" Some
What keeps trains on their tracks? Physicist Richard Feynman explains how trains' wheels are put together, and the ingenious engineering behind them.
Sliced bread is the best thing since... umm... wow, I really don't know how to finish that sentence.
Every now and again, we head into the archives of The New York Times to find the first time the paper covered a particular topic.
Living statues "“ those people who dress in bizarre costumes, frequently involving head to toe metallic paint, and plant themselves in well-traveled thoroughfares "“ are already a staple of