M&M’s stands for “Mars & Murrie’s,” the last names of the candy’s founders.
If you're curious whether or not you should be indulging in the communal cheese dip at this year's Super Bowl party, one scientist has some answers for you.
Whether or not the infamous Ge
Kara and I have had an impossible time picking a winner for our most recent Weekend Genius Challenge, where we asked you to chime in with your more unusual (but easy-to-make) sandwich concoctions.
Many of today's crime dramas owe a debt to Dragnet and its creator, Jack Webb. This week, let's take a closer look at the man, the legend.
Have you ever heard a super-repetitive joke that seemed kinda funny at first, but the longer you watched it, the funnier it got?
Today is "Inspire Your Heart with Art" day, perfectly coinciding with our Thursday edition of "˜Feel Art Again.' To inspire your hearts, I've chosen a drawing, "An Encha
As you know, it's Zach Kanin week here at the _floss. Here's a wonderful excerpt from his new book, The Short Book, that looks at the last 15 elections in feet and inches.
Stranded at the airport? Don't forget Rule 240. You could be flying out on time with another airline.
Research just in time for your Superbowl party!
"¢ Next week, we're launching a lunchtime companion to Sandy & Kara's wildly popular daily quiz. The new mid-day quiz will be posted here on the blog every weekday at 11:30am EST.
In the last week, I have managed to burn one knuckle on each finger, two fingertips, the palm of one hand and the back of the other. My hands, more or less, look like I washed them in napalm.
Grant Pace grew up in Kansas City, attended SMU, and later wrote the very first Bud Bowl ads. He is now the Executive Creative Director at Conover Tuttle Pace in
For those of you who've been waiting breathlessly for my third installment of "Shorts" (the first two are here and here), sorry it's been so long!
During spring break at MIT in 1966, Peter R.
A truly international fruit, the modern strawberries we feast upon today come from an accidental hybrid of North and South American species by way of Europe in the 18th century, although many varietie
Who wouldn't want a Graceland-themed pop-up book?
Even better, who wouldn't want the chance to tell your friends you won a Graceland-themed pop-up book in a slightly ridiculous mental_flo