The inventors of Bubble Wrap were originally trying to make plastic wallpaper.
I guess it's official: now there's a blog for everything.
At least in our area of the country, this past weekend was the hottest and wettest we'd had all season. So, for today's Brain Game, I offer a word ladder in that regard.
The history of dirt. How old is dirt, and where did it come from, anyway?
Most ridiculous exercise equipment of all time.
From the Department of Wow: an extreme pool jump. I would never trust my math skills to predict the landing spot properly.
1. Get Rich Quick: 6 People Who Accidentally Found a Fortune, by Rob Lammle
2. The White House Gift Guide: 13 Unique Presidential Gifts, by Scott Allen
I'll start with a full disclosure: Graham Greene is one of my very favorite writers.
Maybe you don't follow the underground scene, and you are woefully uneducated about the Next Big Thing's independent album. How about the fictional musicians from television and film?
Stacy is off today—she's covering Lollapalooza in Chicago and will be back on Tuesday with all sorts of good material and crazy stories.
Frederick Law Olmsted (1822 - 1903) is far from a household name these days, having died over a century ago. Despite this, his reach remains wide in the United States.
This is goofy and awesome. Casey Kasem and David Letterman count down Dave's Top Ten Numbers From One to Ten. I think you'll be surprised which number comes out on top.
It's a weird world we're living in. Can't believe I'm typing the following sentence: Thanks to Alyssa Milano & John Green for talking us up on
Reader Humaira writes in, "I have always wondered why clocks, watches, timepieces etc. always say (roughly) 10:10 before you set the correct time?
With 'G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra,' opening today, we figured it was a good time to re-run our Name-That-G.I. Joe quiz from earlier this year. Enjoy!
Giant Catfish Attacks Fisherman
It sounds like a fish story.