Happy Pi Day!


Happy Pi Day!


Who Wants to Write on Glass?

David K. Israel

Every now and then, following our blog pays off in nontraditional ways. Sure, we're the place where knowledge junkies get their fix. But we're also the place to score free stuff!

Stacy Conradt Had Her Baby!

Jason English

Update: The First Baby Picture! After furious negotiations, we've secured the rights to the first photo of Lydia Louise Conradt. Our apologies to People, Us Weekly and The Des Moines Register.

Mother Nature's Guide to Wild Medicine

the mag

by Eric Furman The rainforest supplies more than 120 prescription drugs worldwide.

10 Crazy Cupcakes

Miss Cellania

The cupcake is an art form we can all get behind. It involves baking, an art form in itself, decorating, where the sky is the limit, and photography if the results are good.

Brain Game: Next!

What's the next letter in this sequence? E, O, E, R, E, X, ? Here is the SOLUTION. THE SOLUTION: N.

Why Are Iranian Movies So Good?

Ransom Riggs

Iran's regime is one of the most repressive and censor-happy in the world, and yet their independent filmmakers have, over the last twenty years or so, proven themselves to be some of the best an

Morning Cup of Links: Effervescence

Miss Cellania

Could the power of the Mentos/Coke reaction propel a vehicle? Of course it can! (via Unique Daily) * Nomen Ludi.

The Late Movies: The Dating Game

Mario Marsicano

Here's something that a lot of celebrities did before they got famous—appeared on The Dating Game.

What Makes #2 Pencils So Special?

Ethan Trex

Most of us pick up pencils and lose them without giving it a second thought. Pencils are a bit more interesting than you might, think, though.

How Did You Know Rachel Horn?

David K. Israel

We had a lot of fun giving away daily neatorama prizes this month! We hope you enjoyed the new aspect of the game.

At the Libraries: Your Weekly Round-Up

Miss Kathleen

Every Wednesday, Miss Kathleen provides links to a variety of things happening at libraries across the country. If there's something fun going on in your local library this week, leave us a

Dietribes: Carrots

Allison Keene

"¢Â I figured that the carrot might prove to be a difficult food to find facts on. Turns out, the carrot has had a far more intriguing life than most would expect.

5 People Who Exploited the Web to Get Hired

David K. Israel

My friend and co-blogger here on the _floss, Rob Lammle, had an awesome post a few weeks back: How to Tweet Your Way Out of a Job.

Brain Game: Yeah, Fine

By changing one letter at a time to form different English words, and leaving all other letters in their original positions, convert YEAH into FINE in six (or fewer) steps.

Morning Cup of Links: Frog Booties

Miss Cellania

Male red-eyed tree frogs communicate dominance to each other by shaking their butts.