The duffel bag is named for Duffel, Belgium, where the cloth used in the bags was originally sold.
Yep, there's enough material out there for a two-parter.
Today's Brain Game is like a 3 x 6 crossword; enjoy!
Treat each of the six cluesÂ below like "across" clues in a crossword puzzle - use the blanks next toÂ each clueÂ to solveÂ itÂ w
The Mysterious Downfall of the Neandertals. The standard theories of why they disappeared don't hold up, so scientists are looking in new directions.
I'm a sucker for cover songs, especially of the acoustic variety (most likely out of some subconscious desire to be a musician).Â Tonight for the Late Movies, I've assembled a few of my fav
The venerable CBS News commentator has said a lot of crazy stuff over the years. We've compiled fifteen sayings.
I was watching Bonnie and Clyde last night (I'm going through this gangster phase right now) and noticed a strange thing - Willy Wonka, sitting there in the backseat as a hostage in the gangsters
Golan Levin is an artist who uses "the tools of his day" (meaning computers, robots, and tools of science) to make his art.
This article was originally posted last summer.
By Erik Sass
What do these wits, terrorists, and philosophers all have in common?
It's my birthday, but I'm passing the savings along to you!
Ever find yourself standing in front of a butcher's counter and wonder where in the world certain cuts and preparations of meat got their names?
It's an all-new 5-day trivia hunt,
with an all-new set of puzzles, prizes, and collaborators!
First, the prizes: In addition to the usual $100 and $50 gift certificates to our store for the fir
Most of us in the US are familiar with the cryptid Sasquatch (or Bigfoot) and its Asian counterpart the Yeti (or Abominable Snowman).
The answer to today's Brain Game may not be as simple as it might appear.
I was researching a post about murder ballads -- a fascinating musical genre all its own -- when I happened to discover an even more rareified subgenre of murder ballad: the serial killer song.
Jake Bronstein set the world record for longest whisper chain, passing a message through 59 people.