Before he wrote Jaws, Peter Benchley was a speechwriter for LBJ.
What do you want to be in it?
If you've ever wondered who invented putt-putt or how a creature as gawky as a giraffe came to be, you're in luck -- we're working on an entire book dev
While doing research for an upcoming m_f book on origins, I came across something for those of you who start your days with our quiz -- an etymological exploration of that very word.
It's amazing how many bad website ideas have made people rich. WeirdTechNewsHub has a list of the top 10.
I'm not sure how many of you got swept away like I did by the reality show, American Inventor, (hey, there wasn't much else on Thursday nights, I mean long gone are the days of Friends, Will
According to the New York Times, Hong Kong authorities are relying on Boy Scouts, Girl Guides and "nine other uniformed groups" to turn in anyone trading or downloading pirated songs or mov
Obviousness of the week: According to a new study, one easy way to make high-school cafeterias more appealing is to demystify the contents of the mystery meat.
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Our buddy Alex at Neatorama linked to an amazing collection of images from The Biomedical Image Awards 2006.
As Beijing gears up for the Olympics—only two summers away—China is already working out security and safety issues, as you'd expect in a country of over 1.3 billion people.
There's always catsthatlooklikehitler.com.
I really don't know what else to
Coming from a land where snooker, badminton and kabbadi (look it up) are considered sports, I was thrilled to see that people in the video game industry have finally acknowledged the raw athletic inte
I'm not sure the folks at the University of Utah created "Mouse Party" as an anti-drug effort - it looks like it's aimed at neuroscience students, not smack-addled teenagers - but
According to The History Channel Magazine, a recent survey by the McCormick Tribune Freedom Museum found that "only 28 percent of Americans are able to name more than one of the five First Amendm
If you're like me, an information and news junkie, you subscribe to a few different magazines, some weekly, some monthly, right?
With a heat wave sweeping vast swaths of the country, including the swath that encompasses my un-air-conditioned apartment, I've found only two forms of sweet solace: (A) sticking my head in the
Shopping for a house as market prices start to dip? Thinking about moving cross-country? Maybe you just love aerial photographs? Or have a secret voyeuristic side?