Male seahorses carry the eggs and birth the babies.
In case you ever wondered what it looks like when 200,000 people head to the beach -- this is a picture of the Chinese resort of Quindao.
No matter how you feel about the Iditarod, the annual Alaskan dog-and-driver race that covers more than 1,000 miles, you've got to admire Susan Butcher, arguably its greatest champion.
With CNN reporting that Paris Hilton has apparently sworn off boys and taken some sort of vow of celibacy (that's hot!), it strikes me that Paris might be blossoming into the genius we always kne
I saw this MSN article via our good friends at Neatorama, and found it hilarious. I've often thought that my tiny Toyota could double as a sauna, but never an cooking device! Ingenious.
New Scientist has a cool piece on anÂ invention idea from an Israeli inventor, Eliyahu Nir.
A reader named Susan, perhaps anticipating the anniversary of Katrina, wrote us wanting to know:
Why are they called hurricanes over here and typhoons in China? Can a typhoon happen here?
Denizens of the Floss,
Welcome to the first ever YouTube Tuesday. Let me just out and say it: this is a milestone.
As the year's worst heat wave continues to cook our readers in Arkansas, Tennessee and Mississippi, I thought I'd bring the following sizzling facts to the floor, courtesy of cnsnews.com:
Ishmael of the amusing word blog Everyone Is Jumping Off the Brooklyn Bridge noticed our post on the Anagram Hall of Fame from last week and dredged up a few more, including this gem:
To be or not
When architects in Harare, Zimbabwe were planning to build the Eastgate shopping centre, they looked to termites for guidance on building their cooling systems.
James Cameron's post-Titanic life is just getting weirder and weirder:
In The Exodus Decoded, a 90-minute documentary that will be shown in America this month, Cameron and Simcha Jacobovici, the
Reuters has suspended Lebanese photographer Adnan Hajj for turning in the following picture, which features cotton-ball clouds obviously faker than a portrait of Pam
I saw this outdoor campaign at Advertising/Design Goodness, and decided that what would really make everyone's day is some good old fashioned giraffe facts. Who's with me?
The radio show I used to produce, The Infinite Mind, has gone all virtual with a series of concerts and speeches in Second Life.
Somehow, I'd never heard about this, but I saw links to it from Digg and Newsweek, and thought it was too fascinating not to report on.