After a 2011 vote, Toyota announced that the official plural of Prius was Prii.
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.
If you're looking for all the brains of a bartender combined with the good looks of R2-D2, mental_floss might just have what you need: the Asahi BeerBot.
Every time I wash my hands with our Dr. Bronner's, I can't help but think about some remarkable trivia surrounding its creator:
For instance, did you know Dr.
Last week, police in Iran apprehended a group of 14 squirrels on, get this, suspicion of spying.
I have twelve orange pumpkins in my garden (and a couple of green ones). I didn't even plan to raise pumpkins this year!