The Rhodes Scholar program is named for De Beers founder Cecil Rhodes.
When you plan your Halloween party, the food must be front and center. Since we published Gruesome Halloween Party Food two years ago, many more creepy and delicious treats have surfaced.
It seems like whenever I've done a number sequence for the Brain Game, you all-too-bright readers have managed to find alternate answers that fit in with the pattern.
Max Hirschberg rode a bike for two months to get to Nome, Alaska to join the Klondike gold rush in 1900. And you think you have a difficult commute.
How many miles is the moon from the earth? Think you know? Otis does.
Special thanks to Jaime Margary for all the hours of sweat that went into animating our little
I grew up watching 120 Minutes, an MTV show that aired starting at midnight on Sunday night.
In 1940, Jean Hersholt did a very cool thing - he bought nearly 50 acres of land through the Motion Picture Relief Fund, which he co-founded, and turned part of the property into the Motion Picture Co
So this is real. Seriously.
If you've done any Googling this morning, you probably know today is the 57th anniversary of the first bar code patent.
From The Christian Science Monitor:
On October 7, 1952, inventors Nor
"¢Â First thing's first: What is a bagel? "A bagel is a round bread, with a hole in the middle, made of simple ingredients: high-gluten flour, salt, water, yeast and malt.
Imagine a place where in addition to the usual Meat and Fish categories on a dinner menu, you had your choice from Insects and Amphibians.
Whenever a message in a bottle is discovered on a beach or floating in the ocean, it feels like something out of a fairy tale.
Chances are, you've heard of Mitch Albom, or at least one of his hugely best-selling books, Tuesdays with Morrie or The Five People You Meet in Heaven.
Today's Brain Game requires a cell phone. Don't own one? Just pretend that you do.
Benjamin Franklin invented a musical instrument in 1761 based on the same principle as wine glasses played with a wet finger.