Pepsi-Cola was originally called “Brad’s Drink.”
A few days ago, I woke to find my pipes frozen. The outdoor temperature was in the single digits, and the house temperature hovered in the 50s all day.
If you live in California, Nevada, Arizona or Texas, you probably know all about the 99¢ Only Stores, where nothing is over 99¢, ever! It's a great place to pick up light bulbs, cleaning supplie
Ten Stunning Ultra-Geeky Home Cinemas, each designed around one favorite movie or movie series. Star Trek outnumbers Star Wars 3 to 1.
21 Money-Saving Sites from Around the Web.
A friend of mine just returned from Costa Rica, where stray dogs act as sherpas & if you want to get your drink on in a Fairchild C-123 cargo plane--a vestige from the Iran-Contra affair--you can
A niche knowledge and passion of mine is Hong Kong cinema, most specifically the Gun Fu films (you read that right) of the late 1980s and early 1990s.
FFFFOUND! is a community-driven design resource, posting interesting images -- photos, graphic design, paintings, all kinds of stuff.
A trademark is a word, symbol, or phrase used to identify particular products. Think of Nike and their swoosh.
Yesterday I mentioned the "I Read Mental Floss" Facebook group, and membership shot up to 1,300*. Guess the existence of this group was a secret.
Having grown up with a name like Ransom -- people sometimes assume it's a blog-world pseudonym; nope -- I know all about the blessings and curses of having a weird name.
Piecing Together the Dark Legacy of East Germany's Secret Police. Forty years of secret files are coming to light, including the shredded ones.
The Top 10 real life Star Trek inventions.
Yes, there's something transparently cool about Truth or Consequences, NM, or Hell, MI, but there's coolness AND precision in cities bearing numbers in their names:
Twentynine Palms, CA
If you ask me, globsters have the makings of a terrible (but great) horror movie. What is a globster? So glad you asked. A globster is"¦ well"¦ it's kind of hard to define.
"¢ When nobody was looking, the "I Read Mental Floss" Facebook group reached 1,000 members. That's quite a party.
Due to overwhelming response to yesterday's call for photographers, we figured we'd better strike while the iron's hot and give you shutterbugs your first challenge right away!