In 1726, Mary Toft convinced British doctors that she was giving birth to rabbits.
Unlike rock 'n' roll high school or even Rock 'n' Roll McDonalds, the rocking 'n' rolling done by the infamous bridge known as "Galloping Gertie" that spanned t
This was found by author and NPR commentator Davy Rothbart. Go ahead and laugh, sure -- but have you got a better idea? If so, draw it and email it to us!
I saw these on the ever-brilliant Boingboing, and thought the concept was so thought-provoking it deserved to be posted.
Every now and then I stumble upon something online that just blows me away.
Very, very sleek new design for a toaster, by a UK designer named George Watson. And while I do love the whole look/feel of it, the appliance looks a little too slim to handle my morning bagel.
There's no doubt the Roomba has taken the chore out of carpet cleaning. Unfortunately, however, it isn't nearly as much fun as the new Trak Vac racecar vacuum cleaner. While the T.V.R.V.C.
I spotted this on Neatorama, and was stunned: the train is actually 1.86 miles long?!
Flowcharts are really useful for representing algorithms or processes schematically. They are also, sometimes, useful for making nerdy jokes. This is the funniest flowchart I've seen all day.
David Rakoff has just finished his three-week blog over at Nextbook.org after seeing 28 Woody Allen films in 21 days at the Film Forum in SOHO.
"The arc of the moral universe is long, but it bends towards justice." Martin Luther King, Jr., said that*, but you're going to hear presidential candidate Obama repeat it more than a f
In his Inventorum Natura the first century Roman author and natural philosopher Pliny the Elder describes a small group of islands off the coast of Germany, whose bizarre inhabitants, the Auriti (or &
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Here's the secret they don't tell you about space travel: It hurts.
I'm not exactly sure how stationary biking relates to helping families of slain police officers. But that doesn't make me any less impressed.
I saw these photos on TheCellar, and was blown away by how lucky the truck's driver was.
The Zoological Society of London just announced a plan that would add the world's 100 most evolutionarily distinct species to international endangered lists.