Fredric Baur invented the Pringles can. When he died in 2008, his ashes were buried in one.
Despite that I spent almost 15 years in New York City, despite that I've now lived in Los Angeles for nearly two years, despite that I spent four years in New England, my sports allegiances are s
Hey, Pizzaface! You've heard it before, though it's long been assumed to be an urban legend: junk food makes your face break out.
Very sad to learn about the passing of Don Herbert, most famously known as Mr. Wizard. HeÂ died yesterday at the age of 89. He was part Mr.
Here's something random for you. I've been tossing my change into this old pretzel container for years. On Saturday, I will head to the bank for the official counting.
We've mentioned TED Talks before, and a new video from TED 2007 has surfaced, showing Blaise Aguera y Arcas giving a demo of Sea Dragon and Photosynth technology recently acquired by Microsoft.
I'm dusting off one of blogger Mary's old columns -- hey Newsweek, quit stealing our writers!
Lately I've been going through a toffee phase.
Last week, if you asked me what year MTV Unplugged was canceled, I'd have guessed 1999.
They just are! Smurf name generators, Mafia name generators, anagram generators, palindrome generators, et al.
I don't know how I managed to miss this as a child, but this video of the Sesame Street Yip Yips meeting a telephone has been stuck in my head for two weeks now:
If you like that, check ou
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."
Today I typed in "gas prices by
You may not realize it from reading the news, but so many extrasolar planets are being discovered now that most aren't even reported.
The prevailing lore is that once you discount spam (which we all try to ignore), 98% of the internet is composed of cats, pornography, MySpace, and bacon. Bacon? Yeah, bacon is all over the internet.
We're nearing the 50th anniversary of the interment of a certain famous '57 Plymouth.
Heavy, clumsy, expensive and toxic, batteries are a royal pain.