Johnny Cash’s “A Boy Named Sue” was written by Shel Silverstein.
An Amazon tribe initiates boys into manhood by subjecting them to ant stings that are many times more painful than bee stings.
"¢ Our second College Weekend is rapidly approaching (March 15-16). If you're currently seeking a degree and have one good story in you, pitch it to College Weekend Editor Stacy Conradt.
The space race is over, folks.
Every Monday, we venture into the archives of The New York Times to find the first time the paper covered various topics.
Thanks to everybody who participated in our third photo challenge: "Show Us Your Junk!" Weird items were found and photographed (if not purchased); you almost get a musty whiff of that sig
Story time has long been a completely analog process -- employing good old-fashioned print books, read together with a child.
Is there an end to the wonderful things aerogel can do?
Malcolm Gladwell, author of Blink and The Tipping Point says, "BjÃ¶rn TÃ¼roque is so good that people with real guitars now have contests to see who can do the best imitation of his air guitar im
Scientists have discovered a gene that is able to block HIV assembly and replication.
It's possible that we've posted about this before, but in case I'm wrong, or in case you missed it: check out this amazing short called The Story of Stuff. You'll learn a pantload,
You don't really even know there's a cemetery hidden amongst all of the big buildings until you're practically inside Westwood Village Memorial Park.
Congrats to the winner of my first How Did You Know? Trivia Hunt!
I'm taking a page from Ransom's blog and issuing a new photo challenge!
Welcome to March... spring is just around the corner! To celebrate, the new Weekend Genius Challenge turns musical.
In our most recent Weekend Genius Challenge, we asked readers to fill us in on odd birthdates, and a few dozen of them obliged.