In Japan, letting a sumo wrestler make your baby cry is considered good luck.
Recently, I stumbled upon the French artist Horace Vernet (1789-1863), whose 219th birthday was yesterday.
When it comes to suicide, the young and the old get most of the attention; traditionally, they're regarded as the age groups most at risk, and preventing such tragedies has been the focus of a gr
If I were going to post this Brain Game any day of the year, today would be theÂ day.
Last week my computer died. I have a new one, but I lost my work notes and bookmarks, so I've been looking through my online archives to get back up to speed.
If you're like me, your CDs get pretty scratched up.
With the Supreme Court ending its 2007-08 term, we thought this week was a good time to answer some questions you probably weren't asking (but will nonetheless find interesting).
7 People From Around the World With Real Mutant Superpowers. Put these folks together and you'd have a hero even better than Superman!
30 Psychobabble Phrases - Which Do You Hate Most?
Erin McKean is an editor and lexicographer for the New Oxford American Dictionary.
I have a feeling some of this might hit home with, I dunno, one or two of you. This was part of a survey conducted on behalf of an online learning company named SkillSoft.
If there's one company that knows how to make shorts that don't suck, it's Pixar.
Add a futuristic touch to your living room, if you think that will 1) make life easier or 2) impress your
Not a game per se, but an activity. It makes you think, nonetheless.
Unless you've been living in a cave, you probably know by now that Coldplay has been accused of plagiarizing the tune used in the title track to their new album Viva La Vida.
Top 10 Amazing Chemical Reactions. This is what made measuring moles in high school chemistry worth the effort.
Gay couples can't have biological kids together.
What was Marbury v. Madison?
M. v. M.