Goldfish can distinguish the music of one composer from another.
One of the best perks of blogging here is all the free stuff people send me. Like, today, for instance, I opened my mail and found one of the more attractive books I've ever laid eyes on.
Works that we consider classics - or at the very least valuable contributions to society - haven't always been seen as such.
"I want to be as well-informed as I can possibly be before I die" -John Cleese, in a speech on creativity, sleeping on problems, rewrites, and creating "tortoise enclosures" for yo
"V-J Day, Times Square, 1945,"
a.k.a. "The Kiss" Alfred Eisenstaedt,
Here's a TV-Holic tribute to some familiar faces who served their country. Happy Veterans Day to all our men and women in uniform, then and now!
Butterflies are some of the only insects that are still adored by even the most squeamish people.
If you've tried our Math Square challenges, here's something new to the Brain Game that you might also enjoy: a number block puzzle.
Each of the nine squares inside the main red grid should
23 geeky QWERTY-inspired designs. Think of it as a Christmas gift list for the typist, writer, graphic designer, or printer who has everything. (via the Presurfer)
The Education of Little Fraud.
I can't begin to imagine how hard it would be to leave my family for months at a time, especially if my destination were Iraq or Afghanistan.
I have been playing a lot of Bookworm lately. Like, a lot of Bookworm. I run down my cell phone battery playing Bookworm. It's kind of a sick addiction.
In over four decades, Sesame Street has featured over 1,000 characters.
In case you're not familiar with the Turnip, it's a whimsical Google search, wherein I type a random phrase and we see what kind of interesting pages "turn-up." As always with thi
On October 4, 1989, founding Monty Python member Graham Chapman, star of both Holy Grail and Life of Brian, died from cancer.
The possibility of life on Mars and other planets and moons has been debated for as long as we have known about those planets.
Cave bacon is a rock formation officially known as layered flowerstone. The effect is created by the deposition of water-borne minerals traveling over and over on the same route.