After a 2011 vote, Toyota announced that the official plural of Prius was Prii.
"¢ Next week, we're launching a lunchtime companion to Sandy & Kara's wildly popular daily quiz. The new mid-day quiz will be posted here on the blog every weekday at 11:30am EST.
In the last week, I have managed to burn one knuckle on each finger, two fingertips, the palm of one hand and the back of the other. My hands, more or less, look like I washed them in napalm.
Grant Pace grew up in Kansas City, attended SMU, and later wrote the very first Bud Bowl ads. He is now the Executive Creative Director at Conover Tuttle Pace in
For those of you who've been waiting breathlessly for my third installment of "Shorts" (the first two are here and here), sorry it's been so long!
During spring break at MIT in 1966, Peter R.
A truly international fruit, the modern strawberries we feast upon today come from an accidental hybrid of North and South American species by way of Europe in the 18th century, although many varietie
Who wouldn't want a Graceland-themed pop-up book?
Even better, who wouldn't want the chance to tell your friends you won a Graceland-themed pop-up book in a slightly ridiculous mental_flo
National Geographic has an interactive look at The Brain. You can study it, stimulate it, and scare yourself over its possible malfunctions.
Judging from Maggie's How To Get Out of Jury Duty & David's dispatches from jury duty (maybe: "How to Get Into Jury Duty"?), we at mental_floss definitely haven't shied aw
On the subject of the greatest football dynasties of all-time, the 1970s Pittsburgh Steelers, 1980s San Francisco 49ers, 1990s Dallas Cowboys and 2000s New England Patriots likely all come to mind.
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January 22, 1989: Budweiser 27, Bud Light
This past Sunday marked the 203rd anniversary of Samuel Palmer's birth. The British Romantic painter had visionary experiences as a child, which influenced his works.
Last summer I found myself with a dozen pumpkins and no plans for what to do with them. I ended up giving some away, and using the rest for porch decorations.
Slate recently ran an article asking Who is Grady Harp? -- the short answer is, he's one of the top "customer reviewers" on Amazon. But the long answer is a good deal more complex.
Here's a cool idea realized: a Sydney, Australia-based art collective called The Glue Society has re-created scenes from the Bible as if captured by Google Earth's ubiquitous satellites.