E.B. White of Charlotte's Web fame is the "White" of Strunk and White.
Neatorama published these gorgeous art pieces last week, and I couldn't help but republish them here.
Wallace and Gromit are national heroes in the U.K.
Your cat probably knows it as Catnip or Catmint.
I am planning a major home renovation this year. I would like to make a time-lapse video of the process.
Your intrepid Brain GamesÂ composer turned 42 years old on Sunday. You Douglas Adams fans tell me - does that mean I should understand the meaning of life, the universe, and everything?
The idea that having children will make you happy is an illusion. However, the pursuit of happiness is not the only reason we reproduce. (via Metafilter)
The manliest way to love cats.
If you're tired of hearing about the financial misdeeds of Bernie Madoff, greedy AIG executives, and unscrupulous mortgage lenders, then it's time you got away from it all by watching a few
(2) Thomas Edison
The sheer scope of Edison's inventiveness is staggering. The Wizard of Menlo Park held a record 1,093 patents when he died in 1931.
Here's a bizarre little gem from Flossy Friend Jeff over at Chicago Magazine. The song involves state capitals, dinosaurs, punk rock, and 10,000 M&Ms ...
(1) Leonardo Da Vinci
Even if he hadn't diversified his brain so thoroughly, Leonardo might still be on this list for his achievements in any single field.
(3) Rene Descartes
The Frenchman is no easy matchup given his resume: Father of modern philosophy.