Obsessive nose picking is called rhinotillexomania.
After yesterday's link to an Ignite Talk, Scrabble: How to Confuse and Destroy Your Opponents, I thought I'd take this opportunity to feature a few more great five-minute talks.
So, college football fans, you might have noticed that my beloved Iowa State Cyclones lost the big state rivalry to the Iowa Hawkeyes last weekend. Badly. It wasn't pretty.
Since Seinfeld went off the air ten years ago (well, it was ten years ago when we first posted this quiz), many guest stars have gone on to enjoy rather impressive careers of their own.
Back in July, Microsoft introduced Project Tuva, an online video player which will eventually host a variety of science content, free for all.
In the history of the criminal justice system, animals have been tried for crimes by two separate, yet equally important groups: the criminal court, which tried animals for crimes against individuals,
MRI technology has been around for years, but only recently have people outside of the medical industry started using it -- for marketing research.
If you enjoy my posts on this blog, you have A.J. Jacobs to thank. Yes, Mr. Know-it-All was the guy who recommended me to Will Pearson and Mangesh about a year before we all started blogging here.
Ever wonder what happens to all the fat sucked out during liposuction? If you feared it was going to waste, worry no more.
Here's hoping that you'll enjoy today's Brain Game.
The 6 Strangest Coming of Age Rituals in the World. If we don't go through any of these, can we stay young forever?
The Muppet Show's Ten Weirdest Moments.
This year's U.S. Open featured a number of highs and lows, including overzealous fans, unexpected outbursts and a huge upset to cap it all off.
The past seven days or so have been chock-full of apologies, haven't they?
The tragic tale of Marie Antoinette's death during the French Revolution is the stuff of legend.
The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame was in the news last weekend as it inducted a banner class that included Michael Jordan, David Robinson, and John Stockton.
Sergeant York has been called "the greatest soldier in history" for his exploits during World War I.