There really was a Dr. Scholl. Podiatrist William Mathias Scholl was born in Indiana.
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 "largely assumed th
Tip #1: Be Alive
Actually, that's pretty much all you have to do. Despite what the Uri Gellars of the world would have you believe, you're already using all of your brain.
"Wear your helmet!" Moms are obligated to say it, and in many American cities, riders are obligated by law to do it.
In Europe they have the Eurovision Song Contest; in Carriacou, there's Parang, which features slightly less ridiculous outfits but has all sorts of other elements of competitive showmanship:
Discovery News is reporting that after analyzing 120 men and women of varying ages, an Italian study out of Milan has concluded that "nocturnal types" are more likely to find creative soluti
Check out the video for this walking table, which apparently debuted at the Dutch Desgin Week in Eindhoven, Netherlands.
As a science writer, I occasionally get random unsolicited pitches, announcements, and deep thoughts from scientists and science buffs.
While I'm a true and tried Apple user, I've been eyeing the Microsoft Zune with curiosity—not so much because I want one, but because I'm dying to know how the supposed "
The last few days, Bravo has been giving viewers a heavy dose of Back to the Future, the first VHS tape I ever bought.
Sometimes our staff likes to sit around and challenge our brilliant research editors, Sandy Wood and Kara Kovalchik, by throwing out a topic and seeing how many interesting related facts they can come
Good news for you oenophiles out there. That bottle of young Vino Novello you just bought that won't be great for 10 or 20 years?
Today's archival tidbit is the last one from Cocktail Party Cheat Sheets:
The Kama Sutra includes 40 kinds of kissing and 64 sexual positions—but the dirty-dirty only comprises about
While driving through my hometown of Denville, New Jersey (The Hub of Morris County), my wife pointed out this sign.
A new study finds that even after having surgery to remove early stage lung cancer, almost half of those who smoked before surgery eventually start smoking again.
Every now and then a major piece of news trivia slips through our posts and we feel shameful, remiss, careless, negligent, embarrassed.