The inventors of Bubble Wrap were originally trying to make plastic wallpaper.
Friday's Brain Game, short and sweet. Good luck!
What two pairs of two-letter
state postal abbreviations
are reverses of one another?
Motherboard.tv just posted a great short doc profiling the world's most prolific (and possibly most eccentric) inventor, Dr. Yoshiro Nakamatsu.
The oldest dinosaur fossil ever found dates back around 230 million years.
Trying to think warm thoughts, I recalled last summer Ransom Riggs had a post of literal music videos, ranging from "Total Eclipse of the Heart" to Billy Idol's "White Wedding.&quo
There's no shortage of Oscar trivia, so I thought we'd prepare for Sunday's awards by finishing out the week with a couple of posts on the topic.
Okay, just stop whatever you're doing and go read this story. 91-year-old Denis Avey (an original Desert Rat) is now revealing the story of his WWII Auschwitz break-in.
I saw this on the wall of my doctor's office this
Lots of us only ask one question when we head to the grocery store: what's on sale?
We consider it natural for a wife and mother to feed her family to ensure their health. That's why we are so horrified when the food leads to death.
Not to, er, sound a note of alarm or anything, but you'll notice roosters are nowhere to be found on this list.
Today's Brain Game has an unknown number of correct answers.
It all started at a crab-apple fair in rural England way back in 1269.
Our moods affect our thinking abilities in several ways. The research may explain why our greatest artists are often unhappy people.
Urinals with a View.
I came across the "Super Mario Brothers Super Show" closing credits sequence (the first video below), and just had to post it.
Don't you wonder what in the heck you would do with an Oscar if you won it? Does it go in a trophy case? Do you just casually display it as a bookend? Keep it in your office?