There was a third Apple founder. Ronald Wayne sold his 10% stake for $800 in 1976.
Because movies are such a star-driven medium, a lot of movie posters blindly follow suit: you Photoshop the lead actors' heads into the sky, probably superimposed over an evocative landscape (if
I'm a fan of humorous diagrams as much as the next guy.
Frogs are such ridiculous animals that everything about them is fodder for jokes or parodies. Frogs have been used in comedy for so long that you have to smile just looking at one!
1. Kissing a
There are just 14 days to go until our latest contribution to the book world In the Beginning comes out, so we figured we'd start excerpting short bits from it.
It's time for another whimsical Tuesday Turnip search wherein I type a random phrase and we see what kind of interesting factoids "turn-up."
With the World Series quickly approaching
Heavy Metal Umlaut: The Movie. A fascinating look at how Wikipedia evolves, using one entry's changes over time.
The level of oxytocin in pregnant women predicts mother-child bond.
The results have been tallied from our first caption contest and we have our winner! A hearty congrats to Scott, who entered: "I thought it said all geniuses welcome. That says
That Bela--alternately so jovial, so brutish! The image of Karolyi hoisting Kerri Strug to the champion's podium is one of the most ubiquitous images of the 1996 Olympics.
"Well done!" to all those who partipated in our latest Weekend Genius Challenge.
It all started with a few bands and one little radical youth culture movement in the 1970s -- today, though, punk has proliferated everywhere, sprouting a seemingly endless number of sub-genres and -c
Every Monday, we journey into the archives of The New York Times, searching for first mentions worth mentioning. This week's edition includes RFK, the Olsen Twins and Digg.
We've covered LOLCats before (including Miss C.'s hit LOLCat of Death post), but now things have gotten a little out of hand.
With just 15 Days till our new In the Beginning book comes out, we figured we'd start excerpting bits from it.
I used to love flying when I was a kid and even told people I wanted to be a pilot when I grew up.
Fibonacci Numbers, the Cochlea, and Poetry. First understand it, then look at the beauty of it.
How Stuart Jay Raj learned a couple of dozen languages.