Ray & Charles Eames: A Communications Primer

Chris Higgins

Crank up your speakers or strap on your headphones, here's an awesome science film from 1953.

9 Things You Didn't Know About H. Ross Perot

Linda Rodriguez McRobbie

Henry Ross Perot isn't a name you hear too often these days, but the 78-year-old Texas businessman is still kicking: He still makes an annual appearance on Forbes 400 Richest list (number 68 this

You Can Have Your Squid & Eat It, Too

Matt Soniak

Philadelphia Weekly's style blog (full disclosure: my girlfriend is the editor) ran a piece the other week (full disclosure part II: the writer, Emily, is a friend of ours) about making a wonderf

Friday Happy Hour: The Jobs That Got Away

Jason English

1. Last month, my co-workers and I found out that a healthy portion of our emails were not being delivered, and we were not receiving all the messages intended for us.

Be Amazing: Move a Whole Town

Be Amazing

Whether you're looking to become invisible, swallow a sword, quit smoking, find Atlantis, buy the Moon, sink a battleship, perform your own surgeries, or become a ninja, our new book Be Amazing c

How Does One Become A Knight?

Ethan Trex

The British government announced this week that Ted Kennedy is due to receive a knighthood. The longtime senator earned this recognition in part for his work as a peace advocate in Northern Ireland.

The Weird Week in Review

Miss Cellania

A Masters Degree in The Beatles Liverpool Hope University is now offering a Master of Arts degree in The Beatles.

Join the Club: the Story of Hiram Walker's Famous Whisky

Ransom Riggs

I've been a Scotch Whisky aficionado for a few years now, and if someone offers me a nice bourbon, well, don't mind if I do.

Brain Game: Math Friday

This is either late for Math Monday, or early for Math Monday. I'll let you decide which.

Morning Cup of Links: Daylight Saving Time

Miss Cellania

Being underinsured can be as disastrous as being uninsured when a health crisis hits.

The Artist as Model: Alfred Rich for William Orpen

Andréa Fernandes

Yesterday was the 154th birthday of Alfred William Rich (1856-1921), an English watercolorist.

Guerilla Camouflage Ideas for your next trip to IKEA

Mangesh Hattikudur

I don't know about you, but I've never been sure how an army would dress if it was trying to take over an IKEA.

The 5pm Quiz: Genius or Real World Castmate?

Jason Plautz

Over the past few years, we've cranked out hundreds of quizzes. Chances are you haven't aced them all just yet. We'll be re-running a quiz from the archives each day at 5pm.

The Quick 10: 10 Eiffel Tower Essentials

Stacy Conradt

The famous Eiffel Tower was inaugurated 120 years ago this month.

Video from the Sushi's Perspective

Chris Higgins

I'm a big fan of kaiten-zushi, a form of sushi restaurant in which patrons sit at a bar around a conveyer belt.