At the end of Prohibition, FDR said, "What America needs now is a drink."
Amidst all the heartbreaking stories out of Haiti these past two weeks, I was impressed to see that Doctors Without Borders (Medecins Sans Frontieres) was deploying an inflatable hospital.
A family matter requires a brief respite from the daily Brain Game; I apologize and promise to resume them as soon as is possible.
With today's paranoia of terrorists, child molesters and more, kids are missing more and more opportunities to go out, have fun and well...be kids.Â To fight this, a new parenting mentality has
The Late Night Wars have given us plenty to read about, but this sort of thing has been going on for decades. You probably don't know the story of the biggest network talk show bomb ever.
(This post was a week in the making, due to the overabundance of articles, reviews, and critiques on Walker and her art.)
The American artist Kara Walker had achieved "both notoriety and accla
Tune in Tuesday at noon ET for a special collaborative 5-day trivia Hunt with Ringorang, the cool real-time trivia game.
Flossy faithful Becca has sent in a rather crackerjack link this week - for fellow fans of Star Trek and Monty Python, you have indeed reached your Holy Grail of Geekdom: a mashup of the two.
In case you weren't obsessively refreshing mentalfloss.com all week, here's what you
Since the last episode of The Tonight Show With Conan O'Brien airs tonight, here are some of Conan's best moments from his 16+ years with NBC, showcasing the qualities that make Conan, Conan
The online dating website OkCupid has performed a statistical analysis of the photos their users post, in order to study patterns.
During the holiday season, I was doing some research for a story and discovered that the uber-sarcastic Dorothy Parker did some work on the script for the saccharine and sappy It's a Wonderful Li
The Winter Olympics are traditionally dominated by athletes from countries where winter brings freezing temperatures and snow, but that hasn't stopped a number of athletes from more tropical clim
It was 26 years ago today that Apple's first Macintosh computer was announced to the world, via a still-famous commercial directed by Ridley Scott and aired during the 1984 Super Bowl.
Every Friday, 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. Very casual.