The word "unfriend" appeared in print all the way back in 1659.
I'm originally from a small town in danger of being swallowed by the urban sprawl of Atlanta, so when I saw this piece about Georgia in the Times, headlined "A Battle for Hearts and Minds Se
It's time for another whimsical Tuesday Turnip Google search wherein I type a random phrase and we see what kind of interesting factoids "turn-up."
I don't mean to scare you fol
Judging by the pitiful number of entries in last week's Weird Science contest, you folks just aren't interested in working for your goodies.
Not sure if I'm the only one who missed this smart-sounding gizmo's debut, but did you know there's a relatively inexpensive box that lets you watch TV on your PC called the Slingbox?
And for our "strangest research ever actually conducted," the winner is Jackie Dunn, who submitted this doozy from C.
Is it good timing -- or just good PR?
Bill Gates, Larry Ellison, Steve Jobs, Michael Dell, Carl Icahn, Paul Allen, David Geffen, Ralph Lauren. Turns out they have more in common than just being billionaires. They are also all dropouts.
I'm not sure if the world's ready for this yet, but OhGizmo is reporting that a foreward-thinking Ukrainian scientist named Hryhory Chausovsky has invented a musical condom?!
Reader (and frequent commenter) "n2y2" wins our prize for the most harebrained research proposal -- although, as you'll see, it's not so harebrained that someone hasn't alread
Here I go again with the value-added for articles in highbrow publications: the New York Times has an amusing column called "Possessed" about a few of its subjects' favorite things.
I just saw some stills from the Executive Coloring Book, a confusingly out-of-print title from 1961, and figured I simply had to share.
Here's a question not asked frequently enough -- how do companies dream up their FAQs? Who are these ultra-inquisitive customers? Is this how corporations view the
The current New Yorker has a great article about murderer Richard McNair, who is the only person to escape from a maximum-security federal prison in the last 13 years and, apparently, a bit of an evil
As you've probably been following over the last years, there have been a lot of complaints in Singapore over the youngins' excessive use of Singlish.
Likewise, Manglish is now under attac
The runways have been dismantled, the models are all jetting back to the Ukraine or more likely, New York, and Paris Fashion Week is over -- but we're still celebrating.