M&M’s stands for “Mars & Murrie’s,” the last names of the candy’s founders.
In case you're not familiar with the Turnip, it's a whimsical Google search, wherein I type a random phrase and we see what kind of interesting pages "turn-up." As always with thi
Neurobiologist Ben Barres writes about the differences in how male and females scientists are regarded.
Sure, TV is a tough business -- but having the show you've slaved over for the better part of a year canceled by executives after just one episode? Heartbreaking!
It's an all-new 5-day trivia hunt,
with an all-new set of puzzles, prizes, and now, a major sponsor!
Co-puzzle Master Josh Halbur and I are thrilled to announce that How Did You Know?
Thanksgiving is over, and the other holidays aren't quite here yet, so that can only mean one thing: it's shopping season. At least, it is for me.
"Somewhere, something incredible is waiting to be known." -Carl Sagan.
Last week, we mentioned the Grand Opening of our new Ohio retail store and invited any Cleveland-area _flossers to stop on by.
Neatorama picked up this wonderful story about Concrete Canvas, and I'm just thoroughly fascinated. Scientists have created a cloth that's lined with concrete.
While I'd long assumed that carrier pigeons had been shelved with other antiquated mail systems (like the pony express and the pneumatic tube), I was stunned to learn that the birds are still bei
While I'd read that raising chickens had become more and more popular with folks in hip places like Portland, OR and Victor, ID, I was surprised to see this piece from GOOD, where photographer To
In the 1980 film The Empire Strikes Back (often considered the best of the Star Wars films), Han Solo saves the life of an unconscious Luke Skywalker by slicing open a dead Tauntaun and spending the n
When most people picture Australia, the endless brown wastelands of the Outback come to mind; after all, it is the world's driest country.
Your brain may need a post-Thanksgiving jump start, so here's a new Brain Game Math Square to get you going for the week.
The nine squares inside the main red grid should be filled with the di
Fire in the Hole. Coal mine fires are burning in places all over the globe; some have been burning for decades. (via Metafilter)
Top Ten Hippie Travel Destinations.
By David Clark
As the economy sputters, everyone's looking for new ways to save on food.