Johnny Cash’s “A Boy Named Sue” was written by Shel Silverstein.
"Some people describe a hit song as a brain itch," reads the corporate literature for the Music X-Ray, a new service that mathematically analyzes songs for musicians and record labels (for a
Mozilla Firefox is the preferred browser for roughly a quarter of web users, me included.
Corey Arnold is an Alaskan fisherman who started out working on boats as a summer job to pay for college.
The rumors are true: Last week ABC News sent a comedian to attend our fool-proof, easy on the wallet Law School in a Box. The results? Exactly as we predicted.
There was a gruesomely fascinating article in the LA Times on Sunday about Japan.
Summer is here, so the insects can't be far behind. You might think of houseflies, ants, ticks, and the dreaded mosquito, but let's leave those subjects for another time.
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."
Inspired by the unbelievable array of iPo
Our dog turns 22-months-old this week. That's human months. I could do the old 1-dog-year-equals-7-human-years calculation, but I'm anti-math on Mondays.
If your coworkers came to work this morning clutching towels, sure, they could just be really excited about the long weekend.
Paul Otlet was an information scientist working in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.
Some things just get lost in translation. That's my best explanation for the following head-scratcher, used widely across Russia in 1968 to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Soviet Army.
I don't always carry a camera. Yesterday, I did.
We've been receiving mail for my home's previous owners regularly for almost three years.
NewScientist's Short Sharp Science blog had a plug for this newly designed Smoking Jacket.
According to OhGizmo, an artist and a palaeontologist have created a breakthrough in video game sciences by combining forces and recreating Pac-Man's skull.
As someone who's never even broken a bone -- not even as a kid when I used to climb (and fall out of) trees, jump off swing sets and wrestle viciously with my friends -- it's tough for me to