In the 1980s, a beer-drinking goat was elected mayor of Lajitas, TX.
Reuters is reporting today that police have ordered a British woman to take down a sign from her front yard that reads "Our dogs are fed on Jehovah's Witnesses." And while her neighbor
Oh, the list of blogs we envy: Boingboing, Gawker, Engadget, the HuffPo"¦ Cory, Jessica, Pete, Arianna, link to us!
I know you're all looking forward to the Weekend Word Wrap (wait for it!), but I thought I'd get Friday rolling with a new section I'm going to call IQ-Tips. (ed.
If you've got a hot date tonight, you'll definitely want to read the following tidbits from our book Forbidden Knowledge: A Wickedly Smart Guide to History's Naughtiest Bits -- and then
It's well established on this blog that I'm fascinated by bank robberies.
AJ was having computer problems earlier, so I was more than happy to relay this message from him (and take credit for it):
I may be way late to this party, but I loved the Onion's parody of Wiki
Today I'm in New York, my favorite city of sin (sorry, Vegas), so to honor my surroundings I thought I'd parcel out some goodies from our book Forbidden Knowledge: A Wickedly Smart Guide to
In a development that should please AJ to no end, scientists have found a link between the pharoah Tutankhamun and the Tunguska Event (aside from their both starting with T and being impossible to spe
From the New Scientist Short Sharp Science blog:
A California conceptual artist claims he has "painstakingly decoded" alien artwork broadcast from deep space.
I know I joked a couple weeks ago about Amazon.com opening a church, but seems I wasn't too far off!
According to today's Variety, "Amazon.com is going from peddler to producer.
mental_floss' favorite inventor Nikola Tesla, who famously dreamed up AC current amongst a million other things, and inspired the names for the rock bands Tesla and AC/DC (or at least the first-h
In one of the happier stories that I've read today, Reuters is reporting that a Polish man unintentionally saved a 110 lb.
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PZ Myers of Pharyngula is trying to identify the fuzzy thing at right:
I got a request to help identify this bizarre creature.
I was reading G4's The Feed blog today (which I highly recommend, by the way), when I saw that G4 was strutting about and patting itself on the back for obtaining the exclusive rights to re-broad