There really was a Dr. Scholl. Podiatrist William Mathias Scholl was born in Indiana.
UPDATE: As a public service, we'll keep this contest open through tonight, and announce the winners tomorrow.
9 things to stop worrying about right now. Because, you know, worrying will make your hair turn gray.*When most people experiment with recreational drugs, they are breaking the law.
"Who's gonna turn down a Junior Mint? It's chocolate, it's peppermint, it's delicious!"
Yesterday, I read an article on the new rules imposed by the NFL for the upcoming season, and I realized how much I missed the sport.
"¢ After reading Higgins' great article on Eliza the AI chatterbox, you may want to check out Chatterbox Central, which links to tons of other internet bots you can have a conversation with
Last Saturday was my birthday, so I asked readers to guess my age in lieu of a typical WGC. It took a few tries, but John was the first to determine that I am indeed now 41 years of age.
Most of us know Mike Wallace from his long career on 60 Minutes, the Sunday-night staple of American TV.
I'm running a little behind today, so let's get right to the questions...
1) mental_floss will be creating some longer, more difficult quizzes on specific topics, like Star Wars and The S
It looks like New Zealand is my (somewhat unintentional) theme for the week, which inevitably leads me 'round to my favorite thing about New Zealand -- director Peter Jackson.
We're tired of loving camels for their minds. Isn't it time we started appreciating their bodies?
The Running of the Sheep
The town of Te Kuiti, New Zealand staged their own version of the running of the bulls in Pamplona, Spain, with one difference -they used sheep!
Scientists discover a newborn planet!
I'm currently training for a marathon.
I've been doing the Fact Generator Contest for how long? Like a month? After all this time, the Generator still pops out interesting stuff every time I visit it.