J.K. Rowling invented Quidditch in a pub.
The Tuesday Turnip is back! We gave it a BIG break to give the Internet time to catch up with us, which it has, which means all new interesting searches on Tuesdays!
Today's Quick 10 is from a book that never fails to inspire me when I need to brainstorm some lists - 5 People Who Died During Sex by Karl Shaw.
Los Angeles doesn't have a Statue of Liberty. It can't boast an Eiffel Tower. But we do have one monument unlike anything else in the world: the Watts Towers.
In some cities, driving a taxi is considered an important, valued, even elevated vocation. In London, for example, you need to study and train for about three years before you can get a license.
I find myself drawn to flowcharts whether I understand them or not. Here's
Enjoy today's Brain Game, and good luck!
What's the final number in this sequence?
3, 7, 10, 11, 12, ?
Here is the SOLUTION.
What Does it Take to Really Disappear?
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We combed through the nearly 100 entries and selected our favorites for you to cast your vote. So have it, and may the best horse
The scenery in these videos may look miniaturized, but it's not -- it's the real world, shot with tilt-shift lenses (or using a post-processing technique that simulates their effect), which
Here's a provocative little clip of physicist Richard Feynman talking about uncertainty. What an odd topic, right?
Anthony Martignetti was nine years old when his family emigrated from Italy to the United States in 1966.
I was in Chicago for Lollapalooza two weekends ago "“ Armchair Fieldtrip coming soon "“ and, being the nerd that I am, would have been excited about making time to visit the Field Museum no
I get a kick out of the 'Open Letters' series on McSweeney's, and I spent a few solid years mastering the GameBoy version of Paperboy.
A word to all the pre-teens out there who are suffering through constant taunts of "metalmouth": at least you're in good company.
Ever wonder how the symbol "˜@' can mean so many different things on Twitter? I did, and spent some time poking around online to find the answers.