In a 1917 letter to Winston Churchill, Admiral John Fisher used the phrase "O.M.G."
Cannibalism, as repulsive as it is, can be understood in cases where consuming the deceased is an alternative to certain starvation.
Enjoy Tuesday's Brain Game; thanks for playing!
What's the next letter in the following sequence?
T, E, T, T, ?
Here is the SOLUTION.
The letters represent t
A pilot's life is nowhere near as glamorous as the public thinks, and it's gone nowhere but downhill over time. Does more work with less pay affect travel safety?
Since my guitar virtuosos Late Movies post from last week ignited such a firestorm of controversy, I thought it was only natural to follow it up with a list of some of my favorite bass players.
Where to start a post about LeBron James and renaissance except in the dark ages of the basketball town where I live.
Some context first: The last championship in our city was in 1964.
A bit of nerdy interactive fun for you today: the New York Times has an Interactive Map of Netflix Queues covering 100 "frequently rented" titles from 2009, including very heavily-rented ti
Everyone knows about the famous Fourth of July hot dog eating contest. It may be one of the most well-hyped, but it's hardly the only eating competition out there.
When you think land-speed records, you usually think Lamborghini or Ferrari.
Most criminals rob banks, steal cars, or maybe just take your wallet. But some crooks have gone for less conventional targets over the years.
I remember seeing videos of sky lanterns released during the Taiwan Lantern Festival and thinking how beautiful, how amazing, how dangerous!
The nine white squares inside the main red grid should be filled with the digits 1 through 9. Each digit should appear only once in this main grid. Two of these numbers are already provided for you.
Last spring, a friend and I took a trip to Australia and Vanuatu.
What if William Shakespeare wrote The Big Lebowski? It would be just as funny, just a little more highbrow.
Happy New Year! And let's ring it in with some always spectacular photos from Boston.com's "Welcoming in 2010" (via
In case you weren't obsessively refreshing mentalfloss.com all week, here's what you