Presidential retreat Camp David is named after Dwight Eisenhower’s grandson.
The number seven isÂ known for beingÂ lucky, but not when it's attached to a Really, Really Bad Rebus. I'm a bit proud of this one, which may frighten some of you.
At the center of one of the world's worst man-made ecological disasters -- the now almost nonexistent Aral Sea, a dusty, forbidding graveyard for beached ships -- is one of the world's deadl
Academic Earth has thousands of video lectures from the world's top scholars. This is like attending Ivy League classes without that annoying tuition.
At the request of reader Lauren, today's "Feel Art Again" post features the famous—and infamous—grandson of Sigmund Freud, the 86-year-old British painter Lucian Fr
Today's book is Casino Confidential: A Pit Boss's Guide To Beating The House. Let's stick with the gambling theme and play a little roulette.
As a writer, I have definitely gotten my share of rejection letters. It's a bit disheartening, to be sure.
Throughout last year's election, Nate Silver ran a fascinating website called FiveThirtyEight, named after the number of electors in the United States electoral college.
In our tough economic climate, it's worth reminding ourselves that losing a job might not be the end of the world.
As you recall, we've started a new feature on this blog called No Small Tales. The idea is to publish one short story a month by and up-and-coming author.
In this third installment of Angels of Death, we'll take a look at several serial medical murderers you may have never heard of.
At the Huxtable household, Valentine's Day is a special day.
We don't write much about poetry here at the floss, which is something I'm considering changing, since it's so easy to post, talk about and enjoy.
Titanoboa cerrejonensis was a prehistoric snake that grew up to 15 meters long and could swallow crocodiles whole! Luckily, it would never be able to hide on a plane.
In every Pixar film, you'll find at least one reference to another Pixar movie, but usually there are a whole lot more.
Richard Preston is best known for his book The Hot Zone, a thriller about the Ebola virus.