Obsessive nose picking is called rhinotillexomania.
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.
Want to help the Red Cross' Haiti earthquake fund, but can't afford to donate money? Then consider donating your used or broken old cell phones to Phones for Haiti.
Fake Cop Arrested by Fake Prostitute
A police detective in Detroit was posing as a prostitute in a sting operation Wednesday.
Margaret Thatcher was the tough-talking Conservative face of British politics throughout the 1980s.
This weekend's NFL games will decide who plays in the upcoming Super Bowl. As a hint, the answer to today's Brain Game is NOT one of the teams involved in the upcoming games.
Fun Facts About Sloths.
It's not uncommon for sports stars to get hurt in the line of duty, obviously (Colt McCoy, anyone?).
Hiding Under Coconut Shells
Scientists caught these octopuses near Indonesia using coconut shells similar to how herbit crabs use shells -- as a place to hide.
Octopus Opening Jar to Get Foo
More and more cities and states around the country are banning smoking in public places, much to the chagrin of smokers. Is this sort of strong, successful anti-smoking movement a new development?
Venn diagrams are used for more than just useful stuff like science and demographics.
If you've ever considered whether the items in your fridge have parties after you close the door on them, then you'll love Terry Border's book Bent Objects: The Secret Life of Everyday
Not including sharps and flats, there are seven key musical pitches or notes: A, B, C, D, E, F, and G.
Known as the Sullivan Ordinance, it was passed January 21, 1908 -- and it applied only to women -- and it lasted only two weeks, whereupon the mayor vetoed it.
Happy Weird Year: The 10 Strangest and Most Bizarre Calendars of 2010.
"I'd like not to talk to you this morning about movies, but rather about ideas. I may not be successful at that, but, I'm going to attempt it.