PETA once asked the Pet Shop Boys to consider changing their name to Rescue Shelter Boys.
Some things just get lost in translation. That's my best explanation for the following head-scratcher, used widely across Russia in 1968 to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Soviet Army.
I don't always carry a camera. Yesterday, I did.
We've been receiving mail for my home's previous owners regularly for almost three years.
NewScientist's Short Sharp Science blog had a plug for this newly designed Smoking Jacket.
According to OhGizmo, an artist and a palaeontologist have created a breakthrough in video game sciences by combining forces and recreating Pac-Man's skull.
As someone who's never even broken a bone -- not even as a kid when I used to climb (and fall out of) trees, jump off swing sets and wrestle viciously with my friends -- it's tough for me to
Yesterday, Tim Nudd of Adfreak mentioned Major League Baseball-branded urns (via Make The Logo Bigger).
I know I have a problem with the incorrect use of certain words.
There's a piece in the current (June) issue of the Harvard Business Review on the scarcity of exceptionally creative minds in which Daniel J.
Yes, another extreme version of a sport or hobby (extreme ironing being my favorite).
If tractor trailers were really designed like this, I would drive more.
My friend Sonali sent these my way. We're not sure where they came from or who deserves credit.
Gadling picked this up via user Sel on Flickr, but no one on either of those sites has the foggiest idea what this sign means. I think our readers are smarter, however, so give it your best shot!
The other weekend (on Mother's Day, actually) I had the privilege of seeing Bill Cosby live in concert. It was a great show, and the audience was literally roaring for most of it.
Check out this amazing, interactive drumming robot from Georgia Tech.
We've endured a lot of fad waters over the years, especially recently.
The Economist Intelligence Unit, a sister company of my favorite mag The Economist, published a study last week rating 82 countries in terms of innovation.