M&M’s stands for “Mars & Murrie’s,” the last names of the candy’s founders.
A German scientist claims to have tested an "anti-stupidity" pill on mice and fruit flies and has seen "encouraging results," according to a Reuters article.
I have a hard time
Had our whacky Reality TV show contest been for a series with the punniest title, we'd certainly have to give it up for David, whose "American Idyll" show earned a hearty guffaw.
A story in The Economist last week dropped the following facts in its lead paragraph to set the stage for an interesting article:
"Endless Love" by Diana Ross and Lionel Richie was at the
After great consideration and furrowing of brows, we are proud to announce the winner(s) of our stupid-sports contest.
Today's edition of the Weekend Word Wrap is on mondegreens.
Long before I ever knew what a mondegreen was, I used to think the lyrics of David Bowie's "Suffragette City" went l
Mango wrote earlier about One Laptop Per Child; now, apparently, Wikimedia (parent of Wikipedia) has gotten involved:
A few minutes ago here at the Wikimania conference, Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales
And now, presenting the highlights from this week's blog, in haiku form because we're just that geeky. (Next week it'll be a
Proving that mocking Southerners is like shooting chitlins in a barrel, Will Ferrell's new flick "Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby" is opening today to good reviews.
According to the New Scientist Inventions blog (one of my new favorite web hangouts), the National Institute of Environmental Health Services is attempting to create fish that'll light up like fi
In my continued search to bring you things that 10-year old boys are interested in, I present to you the robot suit.
We know it's Friday, and you're gearing up for a fun weekend.
According to Backyard Artillery, this insane, hand-crafted rubber band gun is the only "fully automatic machine gun that's legal in all 50 states!" And while it probably won't be
A few weeks ago one of our readers referred to this as a "blog about facts," which I have adopted as an unofficial motto.
With all the beer and sports around here (just 10 more hours left to enter our contest!), it's getting a little testosterone-y.
If you're in the mood to see double or if you'd like to see a Guinness record in action, you should head up to Twinsburg, OH this weekend for the 31st annual Twins Day Festival.