When dragonflies mate, their tails form a heart.
There was an interesting piece in last week's Economist on rickshaw-pullers.
As of today, Saturn has fifty-six moons. And at the rate new ones are shyly popping up, one might say that the planet is, um, bringing sexy back. Why so many moons, Saturn?
Perhaps the strangest--and certainly the most unwelcome--development of this year's Super Bowl was the reliance on homophobia to move product.
Back in the mid-1990s, an O.J. confession would have been press-stopping news. All the networks would have carried the story live, interrupting regularly scheduled O.J.-related programming.
Well actually, not mine. This was submitted by an anonymous lurker on The Cellar, along with this explanation: "When this little guy was young he lost his mother too soon.
Nerdcore Hip Hop, our favorite nerdy musical subgenre, is finally getting its own documentary: Nerdcore Rising.
Unfortunately, it might be too late.
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Last week, Mangesh posted about whether brain damage could help you quit smoking.
It's time for another whimsical Tuesday Turnip search wherein I type a random phrase and we see what kind of interesting factoids "turn-up."
Today I typed in "was invented by&qu
The internet is great for study aids, if nothing else. The periodic table of the elements is easier to study as an interactive table. Click on an element to retrieve all kinds of further information.
Seattle, native home of Starbucks, invented the current coffee craze way back in the 80s.
Congratulations to Peyton Manning, Tony Dungy and the Indianapolis Colts on winning Super Bowl XLI.
How the Hells Angels Conquered
Ever get the feeling that corporate slogans are just random combinations of words?