M&M’s stands for “Mars & Murrie’s,” the last names of the candy’s founders.
Under the guise of conducting important research for a project, a co-worker and I have been watching Rube Goldberg-inspired videos on YouTube.
Before I pass along a few of the clips we've been
You think you don't know the brilliant jazz musician, pianist and songwriter, Bob Dorough, but you're wrong. Remember all those funky School House Rock songs?
Remember public access television?
Who'll Stop the Rain?
Countries go to great lengths of make sure the Olympics are perfect- Athens officials took unconventional steps to clear away stray dogs and prostitutes.
Online dating was once regarded as a bit strange, and possibly a last resort of the lonely. Now, online dating sites and social networking are downright commonplace!
When I was in elementary school, it seemed every other homework project involved making a map--either filling one in (capitals, always capitals), or creating one from scratch.
The August issue of Popular Mechanics is all about survival. While much of the content is available only for subscribers, PM provides some key tidbits free via the web.
Has our nation become caffeine-obsessed?
I am not a scientist or particularly handy.
I may be a die-hard Cleveland Indians fan, but that doesn't mean I'll go to the ballpark just for the games. I often choose what tickets I buy based on the promotions.
I'm back with the third installment of our series exploring the first time The New York Times mentioned a particular subject. See the previous volumes here and here.
It's time for another Tuesday Turnip wherein I type a random phrase and we see what kind of interesting factoids "turn-up."
Today I typed in "longest prison sentence" unear
When I used to look for summer jobs, I always thought it would be instructive, if not entirely profound, to drive truck.
(Note: NO SPOILERS in this
Okay, now I'm a believer.