Elmo is the only non-human to testify before Congress.
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Man. As if figuring out your own stellar Halloween costume wasn't difficult enough, apparently there's a lot of pressure now to help man's best friend(s) get into the act.
Everyone has his or her favorite Spinal Tap moment: Derek Smalls getting stuck in the plastic pod, David St.
This is a huge week in American history, folks! Sometime either today, tomorrow, or early the next day, our population will hit 300 million, according to the U.S. Bureau of the Census.
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Will, Mangesh and I are currently in Louisville for the Idea Festival, which features speeches, presentations, and panels from "a dizzying array of extraordinary thinkers" and also me.
Thanks to some keen recoding by our buddy Winslow (thanks!), the Quiz of the Day has returned to its regular spot on this site, in the right-hand column under "Brain Busting Time Killers." T
In case you missed the first couple editions of Found Objects, the idea of this feature is pretty simple: I'll be posting some sort of visual representation of an object, equation, theory or idea
Yes, Halloween is coming, and yes, these are what you think they
Sometimes I think I just can't please you people. I put up one post, and five seconds later it's "where's the next one? We're bored! Update!
"Rubber baby buggy bumpers" is child's play compared to this collection of tongue twisters from around the world.
While our Reduce Idiocy contest is over, idiocy has not been eradicated. As an example, I submit myself, at a recent physical.
My doctor asked me to turn my head and cough.
One thing I've learned in the short time I've been blogging is that you can learn things almost anywhere -- for instance, on the packaging for Stila eyeshadow.
Though today's Word Wrap is on obscure or obsolete words, I have to start by sending you over to a related site called WordCount.org, created by Jonathan Harris in conjunction with the FABRICA st