Dogs can experience a runner's high.
You already know that Ronald Reagan was president of the Screen Actors Guild before he was President of the United States, and I bet you recall a joke or two about Jimmy Carter being a peanut farmer.
Above: Watson as “Turd Ferguson.”
In the days since IBM’s Watson defeated Ken Jennings and Brad Rutter on Jeopardy!, Jennings has written several articles about his experience — they’re funny, perso
I think people today, especially younger people, don’t think of nuclear weapons as a real threat the way that people who lived through, say, the Cuban Missile crisis did.
Welcome to the Monday Math Square, designed to get your noggin in gear to start the week. Enjoy!
The nine white squares inside the main red grid should be filled with the digits 1 through 9.
Abraham Lincoln: Portrait of a Crazy Badass. Among the hyperbole and NSFW text, this Cracked article has some very good reasons Lincoln is one of our favorite presidents.
You’ve probably heard the old saying “any publicity is good publicity,” but these 10 stunts gone awry prove that’s not so.
Today I was introduced to a sport that I was previously unfamiliar with. This video explains the concept pretty well.
Empty Cans will Work
Clement Valla created an online tool with one function: users could trace lines. Each user sees only the previous line, and is instructed to trace it as precisely as possible.
We’ve always loved the Pirates ride at the Disney parks – mostly for the dog holding keys in his mouth, taunting the jailbirds locked in the cell.
In the very rare instance that I play tennis I am quickly reminded just how difficult it is – and just how bad at it I am.
We’ve already put your knowledge of obscure veggies to the test. How familiar are you with some of the world’s lesser known fruits, though? Take our quiz to find out.
Take the Quiz: Obscure
On Fridays, I post a series of unrelated questions meant to spark conversation in the comments. Answer one, answer all, respond to someone else’s reply, whatever you want.
If you’ve ever had to learn a new language on the fly in a foreign country, you’ll know how disorienting, humbling, and exhilarating it can be; it has a way of making the whole world seem new again.
After a nasty, nasty bug that left me stranded out-of-town (and about 14 lbs. trimmer) I’m feeling a bit better. A return home today will help, so the Brain Game will return on Monday in full-force.