ABBA had to negotiate the rights to their name with a canned fish company.
The astronomy that's been making headlines recently is all deep-space stuff -- the search for planets like our own orbiting distant suns in galaxies most of us have never heard of.
Logic puzzle aficionadosÂ may be able toÂ solve this one in their heads; the rest of usÂ may need pencil and paper (or at least an open spreadsheet).
7 Man-Made Substances that Laugh in the Face of Physics.
In film school, it's a lesson they try to hammer into you early and often: using voiceover in your movies is bad form. It's a lazy way to tell a story. It's undramatic.
After seeing this hilarious book-bound print out of Wikipedia, I decided to check out the artist's homepage. I wasn't disappointed.
An important moment in nerd history took place three days ago.
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News of the tragic Iran election protests is dominating headlines everywhere. It's the lead story at the NY Times, CNN, the BBC and most other international news sources.
Given how digital the world has become, we are hardly bothered by having to deal with one string of numbers after the next: credit card numbers, social security numbers, IP addresses and so on.
A few days ago, I was in the grocery store when I came across a board game promising endless hours of family fun called "Cluedo." To my surprise, the game parked at the endcap was the Briti
In one of the stranger headlines I've read today, New Scientist is reporting that several planets struggle with obesity issues.
At first, I just assumed that these giant dinner mints were man-made.
Last week, The New York Times reported that journalist David Rohde, who had been kidnapped by the Taliban and held for 7 months in the mountains of Afghanistan, escaped with a fellow captive by jumpin
I grew up reading National Geographic magazine. Later, I watched the NatGeo channel on TV, then became addicted to their website.
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