The dot of the letter "i" is called a tittle.
Check out the heading on this screenshot from cnn.com. Kind of funny, but a little misleading considering the text below, right? Seems like a throwaway line in a speech that really wasn't about
(Answer: $80.) While some companies like Sony struggled with the quirks of recreating a dog's personality, the company Gizoo set their ambitions a little lower. A lot lower.
I saw this on TheCellar's Image of the Day and the illusion made me grin wide (maybe because it reminded me of the PBS logo with those 3 heads in a row?).
I hate to admit it, but after seeing the "Unbelievable" NBA spots, I'd like to rescind all sarcasm from my previous post, and apologize to the good people at Goodby, Silverstein & P
In Tuesday's Science Times there was a feature on Incan suspension bridges, which we also cover in an upcoming mental_floss book called Origins: the Beginning of Everything:
Incas in the Andes
Heading into the fourth day of our Internet Archive series, it's time to look at the treasure trove that is their audio archive. There's a ton of material here.
The postal service, both in the US and elsewhere, makes their best effort to deliver mail, despite how difficult we make it. Some deliveries are just short of miraculous!
Hello. It's Daft Dave here again. If you don't recall, I'm the blogger who screws up his facts, the one whose posts are filled with all sorts of egregious errors.
Some laws I get. Others seem like edicts drafted during some legislative mad-libs session.
Sandow Birk is one of my favorite modern artists, and not just because he's an Angeleno like me, or that his drawings and paintings are full of fascinating anachronisms.
All politics is local. And a lot of local politics is ridden with scandal. Read my lips: this quiz is a hard one.
According to this link, master illusionist and stuntman David Blaine has been tapped to be an NBA pitchman in a new series of ads.
Oh, man! For some reason when the movies go to Minsk, the poster art gets lost in translation. The first one's for Scooby Doo (Shaggy's such a giveaway), but can you ID the others?
A fascinating article in this month's Wired magazine says we're not only screwing up our own environment, we're also polluting space (big surprise, right?).
Continuing our Internet Archive series, today we'll look at the Prelinger Archive, part of which lives on the Internet Archive among its many collections.