Goldfish can distinguish the music of one composer from another.
Ask Metafilter has an awesomely nerdy thread on "Crimes committed by Ferris Bueller during his Day off." Here are a few of my favorites:
Violation of 720 ILCS 5/32-5.1: False Personati
After reading Sandy's great Brain Game last week about the MLB rule governing what happens if a player catches a ball with his hat or mask or throws his glove at a ball (the batter is awarded thr
Editor's Note: Matt Soniak is going to see The Boss in Philadelphia tonight. (And probably tomorrow, too.) Here's a look back at the Springsteen FAQ that Matt put together last
Even if you've never heard of auto-tune, you've heard it -- it's that slightly robot-like vocal processing effect that's used in every other pop song these days.
At this point in the news cycle, it may be prudent to define "flu epidemic" and its far scarier sibling, "flu pandemic." "Epidemic" means simply that a sudden outbreak
Changing one letter at a time to form new words, and leaving the other letters in their original position, can you convert the word SLEEP into the word DREAM?
Okay shutterbugs, let's see a show of comments: Who likes Flickr and why? Who likes Picasa and why?
GM says goodbye to the Pontiac by 2010.
We've reached the last day of our week-long trivia hunt! If you're still with us, congrats on getting this far.
General Motors recently announced that as part of their cost-saving/restructuring plan, their 83-year-old Pontiac Motors Division would be phased out by the end of next year.
Since its inception in 1975, Saturday Night Live has skewered politicians on both sides of the aisle.
So it's been raining here in Des Moines pretty much since Friday night.
In 1941, Winston Churchill delivered his "Great Declaration," a famous speech about the Nazi threat.
Somali pirates, who wield automatic weapons and attack unsuspecting victims from speedboats, are changing the way we think about pirates and pirate ships.
Breaking news-industry news: The Wall Street Journal will be running some mental_floss stories on WSJ.com, which should greatly impress our banker friends.