The inventors of Bubble Wrap were originally trying to make plastic wallpaper.
Drinking soda pop has never been so scientific. U-Fizz is a contraption for putting carbonation into drinks that are not already carbonated.
If you grew up going to public school in the United States when I did, you probably remember "Little Johnny." He was the source of many playground rumors and jokes, many of which were in poo
Lifehacker's Guide to Catching the Inauguration from Anywhere.
For today's reading from In the Beginning: A Mouthwatering Guide to the Origins of Everything, let's take a look at the stories behind some of your favorite spices.
Several hundred people entered our Will Eisner contest. We randomly picked two who had both answers correct (and most of you did!):
1. The Dreamer is based on the life of whom? Will Eisner
Flosser Merinda has sent in this educational and hilarious chart regarding heavy metal band names.
In conjunction with our two "Feel Art Again" posts on Rube Goldberg (Jan.
As a continuation of last Saturday's post on Rube Goldberg, here are four more tidbits that you may not know about the man who coined the phrase, "I don't know from nothin'!"
1. Mangesh and I were just discussing our memories of past inaugurations. The only one I know I watched was Bill Clinton's in 1993.
I figure by next week at this time, everyone will be all inaugurationed out, so I'm getting to you early with the trivia.
I've pointed to nerdy analysis of Super Mario Brothers before.
There have been enough cheesy ballads written about it over the milennia that by now it's a well-established fact: love can get you in trouble, drive you crazy, ruin your life.
You Can't Fire Me Because I'm Drunk!
The highest court in Peru has ruled that the town of Chorrillos must reinstate Pablo Cayo as a janitor.
Everyone has to start somewhere. Even Dick Cheney, Oprah and John Krasinski.