At points in the 1990s, 50% of all CDs being produced worldwide were for AOL.
Who knew heavy dew on a spiderweb could look so elegant? Amazing photos brought to you by one of my daily fixes,
Despite years of perfecting my Nintendo jabs and uppercuts on Mike Tyson's Punchout!, I never made it to the level where you get to box a woman.
I was ruminating over what to do with the dirt I'd gathered on our least-favorite comment spammer, "Jonny," when our research editor Sandy sent over an email with an intriguing observat
For those of you who haven't caught a snippet of Borat yet, take it from us -- you're missing out.
The Matamata Turtle (translation from Spanish: "I kill, I kill")
Russian wheat aphid
Almiqui - believed to be extinct until 2003
Check out the LiveScience piece
We're back from the Idea Festival, and all week long we'll be telling you about some of the cool people we met and things we learned.
I know, I know, you're thinking, "Finally, something practical!" And you'd be right.
As the baseball postseason swings ever closer to the World Series (fyi: the Fall Classic begins this coming Saturday), I thought I'd get us all in the mood by looking at some curious connections
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Socrates taught Plato, Plato taught Aristotle, Aristotle taught Alexander the Great... history is filled with great teachers (there's a nice bit on those three here).
My husband looked at this graphic last night and said, "he has a side?"
Who can tell me what Woody Allen movie he was quoting from?
We had so many entries in the "tell us why you're above average" Prairie Home Companion DVD contest that we couldn't pick among them -- so, as predicted, we had to draw them out of
For the sake of our more squeamish readers (particularly with lunch coming up soon), we're going to put the picture that goes with this caption (from the Cellar's ever-amusing "Image of
Perhaps not inappropriately, World Food Day this year closely follows on the heels of Friday the 13th.
NewScientist is reporting that a team of scientists at the University of Texas at Austin has discovered that Prozac, when used in low doses on juvenile hamsters, makes the creatures considerably more