The ZIP in ZIP Code stands for Zone Improvement Plan.
Sunday commemorates the United States' 93rd Flag Day. Sort of. We'll get to that in a second.
by Brendan Spiegel
If your mother told you never to play with your food, she probably didn't grow up in any of these towns.
1. When we were in high school, my friend Matt Hall (you have to say his full name) worked in customer support for an internet service provider.
We're in the market for new Twitter friends. We promise that not all our amazing facts involve presidential
As a follow-up to this post about TV uncles, we're giving equal time to the TV aunts who've shaped our lives (or just plain made us laugh) over the years.
If you've ever wondered what makes zombies rise up and chase down fresh brains after they're dead, you're not alone. Harvard psychiatry professor and avowed sci-fi geek Dr. Steven C.
In the nearly 75 years since it was first released by Parker Brothers, Monopoly has inspired hundreds of spinoffs.
I couldn'tÂ determine the original source of today's math puzzle chestnut; I've seen it in a few places, so suffice to say that it's several years old.
Yesterday, we studied the origins of certain sitcom theme songs.
Everyone's been around that one annoying guy spoiling your favorite movie by mouthing backhanded digs to his date in the vain hope of impressing her in a dark theater.
Growing up in Florida, I had a weird allergy: the sun. Walking outside, coming from from a typically cool, dark indoor place, I'd invariably sneeze -- sometimes twice.
It was 60 years ago -June 8, 1949- that the FBI named a slew of celebrities as members of the Communist Party.
Tuesday night, in a scene that could not have been more dramatic had it been scripted, Rail Maritime and Transport union boss Bob Crow walked out of talks with Transport for London and city officials.
Their fans get up at the crack of dawn and drive, sometimes hundreds of miles, to empty fields where they put on an army uniform, pick up a bayonet, and faithfully reenact battles from the Revolutiona
Last month we featured Dropping Bombs, a quiz celebrating (sometimes) terrible movies and the wonderful reviews that accompanied them.