Twitter's bird logo is named Larry, for Larry Bird.
Need a collaborative, creative kid project? Use Lunch Notes as an inspiration: “Every day since kindergarten Rob Kimmel has sent his son to school with a post-it note and pen inside his lunchbox.
In case you weren't obsessively refreshing mentalfloss.com all week, here's what you
Signs You Have Arrived: when there’s a drink named after you.
How many of these 100 great books have you read?
From Greg Braxton in The Los Angeles Times:
The series was inspired by concerns [series creator] Vince Gilligan and writer friend Tom Schnauz had after The X-Files ended about the scarcity of scree
1. There Are Human Remains in the Haunted Mansion
The Haunted Mansion ride at Disneyland is one of the scariest places in the park, but not for the reasons you’d expect.
The final movie in the Harry Potter series opened this weekend -although you may have to wait a day or two to get tickets at this point.
American institution or not, Nikita Khrushchev probably wasn’t impressed with the mysterious homemade apple pie he received during his first visit to the United States in 1959.
Poor Asha just had what was almost certainly his worst day ever; he was hit by two different cars while trying to cross the street. Fortunately, a rescuer found him in time to save him.
When I was in school, A+ was the best grade one could get. 90 was an A-, 95, an A and 100 = A+. Of course, grading systems vary depending on where you grow up.
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.
Here's a scenario for you: You're a megalomaniac world leader with an obsequious state-run media outlet at your disposal.
In this ten-minute video, Jim Henson, Frank Oz, and Michael Frith discuss some of the history and functions of muppets -- how they're put together, how simplicity leads to subtlety, and how to br
Anyone growing up in the 80s likely has vivid and fond memories of Rick Moranis' role as the hapless and self-deprecating Louis Tully in Ghostbusters, or perhaps as the dad in Honey I Shrunk the
Bear-safety Lecture Interrupted by Bear
Last Friday, Yellowstone National Park bear biologist Kerry Gunther and park spokesman Dan Hottle were being filmed by a CNN news crew about bear safety.