J.K. Rowling invented Quidditch in a pub.
Having been vegetarian for years, and having suffered through high school, college and Alabama on a meat-free diet, I'm pretty aware of how hard it is to eat well as a vegetarian.
In the lead-up to Christmas, I made a series of trips to the grocery store to pick up odd items.
Ben was the only one to correctly identify all 15 of the song intros from out "Soft '70" puzzle. Congratulations, Ben -- we'll be in touch via email.
Sonification is the act of representing data as sound.
USA Today, my #1 source for all lobster-inspired technology, is reporting that a California company has co-opted "crustaceans' uncanny ability to see through dark, cloudy, deep sea water&quo
It is with misty eyes and trembling voice that I'm reporting that Borat and Ali G are now dead.
How wonderful that Santa left you a new computer for Christmas! Lifehacker has plenty of links to help you set it up properly.
Interactive Flash Physics.
People love art. In fact, some love it so much, they'll do anything they can to get their grubby hands on it.
Looking through the wintery archives at the always-terrific Cellar, I stumbled into this great photo.
To celebrate Christmas, let's revisit Jan Steen's "The Feast of St. Nicholas." In the Netherlands, children set their shoes out on December 5, the eve of the Feast of St.
Wherever there is money, there will be castles built. I found 300 castles in the United States alone! But it's the older castles with a rich history that I want to visit.
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."
Many moons ago, I typed in "s
The Griswold post seemed to be a big hit, so we'll continue the "obscure facts about my favorite Christmas movies" series with A Christmas Story.
Gingerbread houses are not a Hattikudur-family forte. Every year my mom (a pre-school teacher) insists that my sister and I build a gingerbread house for her classroom.
Tomorrow, we'll announce a new book giveaway.