Some cats are allergic to humans.
Some people are seduced by strange and exotic lands abroad, and though I admit a weakness for the faraway, I also seek out surreal -- and often overlooked -- landscapes close to home.
Take a good look at Planet Earth. How can you not love and want to protect this beautiful, awe-inspiring planet that we live on?
The Top Ten Business Debacles of 2007.
One of the occasional running features introduced in 2007 was 'The Analogist,' where you tell me your problem and I tell you what it's like.
If you spent your musically developmental and formative years in the basement of a college radio station, you know the satisfaction that comes from championing some unknown alterna-electro funk band f
While thumbing through the mental_floss archives, I found this story that I'd completely forgotten about. Check it
Just to give you the scoop on the latest in ice cream trends, Neatorama linked to this hilarious idea for Pepto Bismol Ice Cream (I thought it was too brilliant not to post about).
As a way to extend my vacation one more day, we've decided to keep accepting intern applications through tomorrow night.
I've heard people joke about using hamster wheels to harness small amounts of energy, but this is the first time I've seen someone enlist the pets to help in their Ollie-North-by-Northwest
Back in July, during my first trip into the New York Times archives, I made one promise: "I plan to run this feature into the ground." Twenty-one volumes and one NPR appearance later, it
As we near the end of 2007, I'm re-posting a few fun posts from earlier in the year.
I love taking pictures of weird signs I find around my neighborhood.
New Year traditions that all Americans are familiar with include the ball drop in Times Square, the Tournament of Roses Parade, fireworks, year-end lists, New Year resolutions, a toast and/or a kiss a
Vote for the Sexiest Geeks of 2007. Strangely, no one from mental_floss has been submitted yet.
2007: The Year in Review.
As we near year's end, we're re-posting a few heavily commented-upon posts from earlier in 2007. Here's one of our favorites, from September.
The SFGate recently crowned "subprime" the 2007 Word of the Year, over "surge" and the terms "carbon footprint" and "wide stance." Merriam-Webster, as we report