M&M’s stands for “Mars & Murrie’s,” the last names of the candy’s founders.
So I have this novel coming out in a few months, and the publisher has asked me to make a book trailer for it.
Here's the Monday Math Square. If you've never given one of these puzzles a shot before, today's the day.
Architect Ricardo Bofill bought an abandoned cement factory in Barcelona and converted it to use as his business offices, creative studio, and home.
Hugh Hefner just celebrated his 85th birthday. We thought about doing Bunnies Wearing Hats to celebrate, but... well, it's a family
If you don't think that decorating eggs yourself is a necessary part of the Spring ritual … there's an app for that! Well there's a bot for that anyway - an Egg-Bot.
In case you weren't obsessively refreshing mentalfloss.com all week, here's what you
Now this one is a keeper (as in, bookmark it!) - The Google Art Project allows you to "Explore museums from around the world, discover and view hundreds of artworks at incredible zoom levels, and
It's Friday, Friday, gotta get down on Friday. If you don't hate me just for even typing those words, you will when you go through today's Quick 10.
It's that time of year again, in which high school students play out the traditional rituals of the junior/senior prom. However, some of the rituals have changed in the decades since I went.
On Saturday, the fine folks from Atlas Obscura are presenting Obscura Day, a celebration of the curious and underexplored corners of cities around the world.
So many cool things are on the schedule
It should come as no surprise that electronics are a popular target for thieves. Luckily for the victims of these crimes, not all robbers understand the technology they're stealing.
NOTE: My interview with Mike Rowe appears below a bunch of discussion of the documentary Human Planet.
In 2009, ABC News found 112 different spellings of Libyan dictator Muammar Qaddafi’s name.
Related Fact: The longest was Mulazim Awwal Mu'ammar Muhammad Abu Minyar al-Qadhafi.
On Fridays, 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.