The Pittsburgh Penguins made Mister Rogers an honorary captain in 1991.
What really grabbed my eye this week was not so much a geeky gadget but a really cool toy I wish I had when I was a kid.
Today's date is 7/13/2008 - July Thirteenth, Two Thousand Eight. When spelled out, it contains all the vowels:Â A, E, I, O, U, andÂ Y.
Our Creatively Speaking series of interviews continues this week with J.
A performance on the Russian Bar, recorded for Chinese television at the Circus Festival of Monte Carlo. The final stunt is unbelievable!
Elaborate Algorithms Predict Ticket Prices.
Talk about a serious leap of faith. The first land divers plunged head first toward hard soil, all in the name of
Conceptually speaking, air conditioning has been around since the first primitive humans ducked into cool, damp caves to take refuge from summer heat.
Usually when we think of art, we think of a painting, photograph, sculpture, etc., created by one person.
It's true! In addition to yesterday's new shirts (make sure to check them out here), we're unveiling 2 more new shirts right now.
"¢ Let's kick things off with 10 Historic Monuments Dedicated to Great Geeks.
"¢ From Denise, a cool video about the significance of images seen by the Hubble telescope.
How did Neal Stephenson do it?
We're super excited to unveil 2 new t-shirts today! And while we're always excited to show off our new shirts, we're especially giddy today because the ideas come from you.
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We're back with another cartoon by regular _floss reader, the multi-talented Robert Bonotto.
If you are a fan of the Quick 10, or even just quirky lists in general, you should definitely check out Karl Shaw's 5 People Who Died During Sex.
1. Last year, we had a good time sharing our local strangely named streets.
Swiss cheese is made by adding cultures of the bacteria S. thermophilus, Lactobacillus and P. shermani to warm (and, in the case of Swiss Emmentaler, unpasteurized) milk.