Elmo is the only non-human to testify before Congress.
We've spent countless pages in mental_floss talking about how those old subliminal advertising studies from the 1950's were totally bunk (they were...
Remember those "campaign for real beauty" ads that Dove was pushing a few months ago? They didn't impress me much.
I actually have very little interest in cars, but I saw this new vehicle on the New Scientist site, and figured I had to share.
Franz Ferdinand (the band) came through Boston a couple of weeks ago, and even though the band was apparently named after Archduke Franz Ferdinand (the racehorse), the concert got me thinking about Fr
We did our weekly CNN Headline News segment this morning on rising gas prices, because there's almost nothing else in the news.
While I can play the piano like Schroeder, and have a way with the ladies that's only rivalled by Peppermint Patty, as Will likes to point out, I'm most certainly the Charlie Brown of travel
Recently, there's been an awful lot of stories online about this years Nobel Peace Prize nominees. Including one site that actually posts odds and lets you place bets.
On this day in 1945, Pulitzer Prize-winning playwrite, August Wilson, was born.
At least that's what the headlines are saying.
If you're the sort of awful cook who refuses to sample your own pudding for fear of chipping a tooth, then MIT has just the gadget for you.
When I am 85 (or whatever the life expectancy is by the time I'm old enough to worry about it) and lying on my deathbed with my past flashing before my eyes, one of the highlights I will surely s
For all you folks who identify with that old Shakespeare chestnut, "Hell hath no fury like an overprotective mother discovering a tattoo on her kid's arm (or worseth still, lower back),"
I tried to come up with a witty title taken from a Stones song ("Don't Lie to Me?" "Just My Imagination?") but I really couldn't, because I was too flabbergasted by the
The lunar cycle begins all over again today, with a new moon appearing on the horizon at 19:44 UT, or "Universal Time." So what is Universal Time, besides being the time to pitch that big mo