The 1900 Olympics featured a live pigeon shooting event. The winner bagged 21 pigeons.
(This post was a week in the making, due to the overabundance of articles, reviews, and critiques on Walker and her art.)
The American artist Kara Walker had achieved "both notoriety and accla
Tune in Tuesday at noon ET for a special collaborative 5-day trivia Hunt with Ringorang, the cool real-time trivia game.
Flossy faithful Becca has sent in a rather crackerjack link this week - for fellow fans of Star Trek and Monty Python, you have indeed reached your Holy Grail of Geekdom: a mashup of the two.
In case you weren't obsessively refreshing mentalfloss.com all week, here's what you
Since the last episode of The Tonight Show With Conan O'Brien airs tonight, here are some of Conan's best moments from his 16+ years with NBC, showcasing the qualities that make Conan, Conan
The online dating website OkCupid has performed a statistical analysis of the photos their users post, in order to study patterns.
During the holiday season, I was doing some research for a story and discovered that the uber-sarcastic Dorothy Parker did some work on the script for the saccharine and sappy It's a Wonderful Li
The Winter Olympics are traditionally dominated by athletes from countries where winter brings freezing temperatures and snow, but that hasn't stopped a number of athletes from more tropical clim
It was 26 years ago today that Apple's first Macintosh computer was announced to the world, via a still-famous commercial directed by Ridley Scott and aired during the 1984 Super Bowl.
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.