The little plastic bit on the end of your shoelace is called an aglet.
The first gasoline pump certainly didn't exist for the purpose of fueling cars - though Karl Benz was tinkering with the idea, cars weren’t even invented yet.
Reader Adam writes:
"Does the 'E' in Chuck E. Cheese stand for something? This has literally been bothering me for years."
My guess: Probably not.
Do you have ten minutes to devote to a funny, cheeky, nerdy look at the history of the English language? Of course you do.
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I always thought the way crows seem to examine humans was a little creepy.
I've read some Hemingway.
I admit it: I'm a leg-bouncer. My wife will often elbow me during a movie to make me stop; it's distracting, she says.
• Pizza is one food that will likely never go out of style.
Here's a new Filling Station puzzle for Wednesday Wordplay.
When ‘Hair’ Came To Memphis.
Though popularized by musicians like Cher and rapper T Pain, auto-tuning—the act of speaking or singing into a vocoder to disguise off-key inaccuracies and mistakes—can be used to make anything just a
Oliver Hardy was the lovable 300-pound half of the famous comedy team Laurel & Hardy.
We had a lot of fun giving away daily neatorama prizes this month! We hope you continue to enjoy this new aspect of the game. Thanks for being active on the Facebook page.
According to the National Center for Health Statistics, 30% of U.S. households don't have a land line.
Related Question: Do you have a land line?
In this riveting TED talk, Shea Hembrey details the work of artists whose creations are located all along the spectrum of visual arts, from painting to film to large-scale installations.