On the 2011 Czech Republic census, over 15,000 people listed their religion as "Jedi."
Ok, so I'm going to consider this a corollary to yesterday's consciousness post. The relationship kids have to money has always fascinated me.
As anyone who's ever seen me try to navigate a menu at an Indian restaurant can attest to, I have virtually no tolerance for spicy foods.
I love the concept of combining the old and the new. Quilting is an oh-so-useful craft that goes back hundreds of years.
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."
Today I typed in "produced every day
Scientists Say Humans are Evolving More Rapidly Than Ever.
It's no secret that the sports universe in America is pretty sheltered- we've got football, baseball, basketball and a bunch of other miscellaneous ones.
Every Monday, mental_floss finds the first time The New York Times mentioned select topics.
by Kenn McCracken
I, like most of you, would never marry my cousin. I mean, nothing against the guy. He's pretty cool. I just"¦you know"¦find the whole concept to be pretty squicky in general.
There's something intrinsically trippy about being a child; before graduating into the venal world and its cabinet of chemically-induced everythings, kids have to scrape by on their imaginations.
by Bob Carson
The Red Sox spent 86 years overcoming an alleged curse. Sammy Sosa somehow got the impression that he needed corked bats to amp up his already terrific game.
Popular Science selected the infinitely geared bike as the "Best of What's New" in recreation for 2007. It's called The Ride by Ellsworth Bikes.
The entrant with the most correct answers was Bryan, who (amazingly!) came up with 14 of the 15 songs in our percussion medley from 1980. So Bryan, congratulations!