In 1726, Mary Toft convinced British doctors that she was giving birth to rabbits.
Do we have any _flossers from Stanley, Idaho? If so, you have put me to shame.
Last week, President Bush declared large parts of the Pacific Ocean as marine national monuments, permanently restricting commercial usage (like fishing and oil exploration) in those areas.
After every presidential election since 1984, Newsweek has printed the best gossipy stories, revealing all the whining and backbiting of America's greatest spectacle.
Periodically over the last few years, Mangesh and I have talked about trying some short stories on the _floss.
When the Bonanza left the airwaves after 14 successful years, Michael "Little Joe" Landon went looking for a new project.
Plenty of college students fret about their roommates, complaining about how they smell bad or steal Pop Tarts.
My digital camera thinks a long exposure is a few seconds.
Today, Kara crafted a 5 Questions quiz in which each question contains the name of a Canadian city, so I thought I'd match her by coming up with a Brain Game about our neighbor to the north.
Love, love, love the timed quizzes. Please keep them coming "“ something about the combination of the seconds counting down and entering guesses into a text box is terribly satisfying.
Contrary to schoolyard rumors, no one created the periodic table just to torture you—it all started with the elements.
If we heard reports of George W. Bush or Barack Obama waking up and having a martini before going about their daily routines, there would definitely be an uproar.
Let's resolve our Anything for a Vote giveaways. There were two separate challenges:
1. You've been elected President (congratulations!), and you've decided to shake things up.
Way back in April of 2007 I pointed you to McSweeney's Reviews of New Food. These reviews veer from hyperliterary nostalgia-laced foodpoems (The Laughing Cow Light Cheese Wedges: "If P.E.
Today we're starting you off with some basic finger picking, using the R.E.M.
Death is stalking the pelicans of America's West Coast.