In 1726, Mary Toft convinced British doctors that she was giving birth to rabbits.
Emily Yoffe, who makes a living out of charmingly embarrassing herself on Slate, has a new quest -- to learn to add 2 and 2.
If you missed the previous installments, we're on an IQ-tips timewarp trip this week, dipping into Amy Vanderbilt's classic book from the 1950s, The Complete Book of Etiquette, looking at he
We got lots of fun and creative responses to yesterday's creepy photo captioning contest. Way to use your noggins, readership!
And apparently this is a controversial statement.
A Worcester Superior Court Judge Jeffrey Locke ruled that an exclusivity clause in Panera's lease restricting the White City Shopping Center fro
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I never thought that in the course of this blog I'd post (a) a come-on from Craigs' List, (b) a long paragraph about Golgi bodies, ribosomes, and amphipathic phospholipids, or (c) a passage
In the course of some reporting for a freelance article, I stumbled across this list of pesticides that farmers can use and still be considered for the coveted "organic" label.
I read about this optical illusion on Digg, and the video demonstration of it is pretty crazy.
I used to hate face-painting.
This is an old family photo, recently found in a drawer brimming with thousands of other random pictures of vacations, weddings, holidays and kids' birthday parties.
You know that scene in License to Kill where Timothy Dalton's Bond-floozy orders a Budweiser with lime and he says he'll have the same?
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That was what Teri Horton, a now-retired truck driver from California, said when a friend suggested that a painting Horton had bought at a garage sale looked like the work of the uber-famous artist.
While doing research for an upcoming article on string theory (a "big idea" if we ever saw one), I ran across this interview with Lisa Randall.