The inventors of Bubble Wrap were originally trying to make plastic wallpaper.
Everyone knows that weather affects your mood.
In memory of Joseph Stella (1877-1946), who died 62 years ago yesterday, today's post features the Italian-born painter at the request of reader Lauren M.
Da, Da, Da. Da Dada Da. Dada dada dada da dadada. While that may sound like nonsense, if I told you it's my best attempt to spell out the Super Mario Bros.
I guess with all of the election stuff going on here in the States, we here at the _floss completely overlooked that yesterday was Guy Fawkes Day.
Physics professor Mark Newman has a thing for maps. He co-authored The Atlas of the Real World, a volume that features cartograms, maps in which a mathematical variable is substituted for land area.
The other day I spent five-and-a-half hours commuting and never made it to work. My journey was plagued by major subway shutdowns, massive bus delays and general bad luck.
I've been shocked by plenty of faulty lamps and even backed into an electric fence one time, so I know how un-fun having unwanted electricity coursing through your body can be.
In an interview with the New York Times Magazine, Christopher Walken said, ''I'm a terrible analyzer of what will be good.
In his victory speech on Tuesday night, Barack Obama promised his daughters Sasha and Malia that they'd get to bring a new puppy with them to the White House in January.
Australians are proud of their wildlife, which is not only the oddest in the world, but also the most dangerous.
With all the dozens and dozens of Word Wrap posts, I'm flabbergasted that we've never covered menu typos—something that seems like such an obvious topic for a site like this.
There are two questions in today's Brady Brain Game, and they both have to do with the show's opening theme song.
The Road to the Inauguration.
Quick reminder: we're accepting pre-orders for our "D'ow!" financial meltdown t-shirt.
Ralph Nader and Bob Barr couldn't gain any electoral traction on Tuesday. But in honor of their campaigns, let's look back at some notable third-party candidates.
1. John B.