The ZIP in ZIP Code stands for Zone Improvement Plan.
A while back, Neatorama featured this picture of Xia Aifeng, a Chinese woman who hasn't had a haircut--good or otherwise--in 16 years.
There are several reasons I loved working on the Saints and Sinners Issue.
I'm here to announce the winners of yesterday's eBay scavenger hunt, "What Will You Find For A T-Shirt?"
First of all, give yourselves a round of applause.
This whole Larry Craig sex sting story, followed by the one about federal prosecutor trying to have sex with a five-year-old got me to thinking about depravity in Washington.
Great news for, well, pretty much everyone with a web browser -- two archives are now available for free via the web.
Following on the heels of yesterday's post on language (repetitive phraseology to be exact -- guess we touched a nerve!), I thought I'd offer up a comedy sketch I wrote back in college in wh
Higgins has been on fire lately. First he sparked an engrossing conversation about which authors inspired you to read all their books.
Today's Wrap was going to be on hyperbole, but then I thought, nahhhh, litotes, sorta the opposite of hyperbole, would probably be much more interesting.
So if hyperbole is emphasis by exagger
Professor Randy Pausch makes his last lecture one to remember.
Ok, so we've asked you about the most expensive haircut you've ever received. But what about the worst?
So far, so great.
Lots of fun connections, too, like handcuffed orange juice and O.J.'s helmet.
Designer/programmer Eva Schindling has posted Cinematic Particles, an online applet that creates art based on the dialogue in popular movies.
Cinematic Particles creates smoky, abstract images base
A while back, mental_floss research editor Sandy Wood stumbled across our first ten issues for sale on eBay.
The English language, as commonly spoken in this country, is full of excessive verbiage and unnecessary phraselogical redundancy -- in other words, tautology.
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Our fabulous research editor Kara Kovalchik has been catching up with the previous generation of advertising icons. Here's what she learned.