The little plastic bit on the end of your shoelace is called an aglet.
1. A part of an organism that is typically self-contained and has a specific vital function, such as the heart or liver in
Today's "Feel Art Again" post lands us in India, the third country in our quest to cover a different artist from a different country in each post for the month of June.
Today's Brain Game is another "poem wot I writ myself." It's a horrible rhyme, granted. But as a riddle, I hope that it isÂ neither too obvious nor too obscure.
If you're not a New Yorker, you probably don't know what the HighLine is.
Anyone been through the drive-thru lately? In our fast-paced society, you don't always have time for a nice home-cooked meal.
The Ames Window is an optical illusion, in which a strangely-shaped window (with a stick running through it) is rotated slowly.
It's common knowledge that celebrities often change their names because they want a more memorable moniker or a name that will look great on a marquee (or movie poster, these days).
When Roger Federer finally picked up the elusive French Open crown and his 14th career Grand Slam on Sunday, he didn't do it alone.
When asked to name women who have significantly contributed to science, most people shrug and say, "Marie Curie?" In fact, women have added to our scientific repertoire capabilities no less
Everyone knows music videos are a little silly: candles, dry ice and miles of white silk in the romantic ones; incomprehensible plotting in the serious ones; dancing girls that appear out of nowhere.
We've written before about famous folk who married their cousins.
In a poll of the top 200 artists of the 20th century, I would've thought Jackson Pollack would be higher than seven.
It's been 15 minutes, so a new iPhone must be out.
Today's Brain Game deals with plain U.S. currency and coin; nothing fancy, and there are no tricks involved.
Bryce Harper made news last week when the 16-year-old from Las Vegas became the first high school baseball player to be featured on the cover of Sports Illustrated in 20 years.
People ask other people to marry them every day.