Taco Bell is named for its founder, Glen Bell.
While working on our upcoming cover story on "The Future" (more about that later today from Mangesh), I ran across the Transition, which was the closest thing I'd ever seen to a flying
Check your local library -- 500 of them around the world are hosting talks about freedom and democracy
Our research editor, Sandy Wood, reads the newspaper with a red pen -- even the USA Today sports section, apparently, because in the course of his after-the-fact checking this weekend, he found a dooz
Via popgadget, we bring you a shocking new product from a company called Water Bank of America: Ice Rocks, or secured ice cubes, which, as their website states, were "designed to address the salu
The summer of 2001 was spent searching for Chandra Levy, mourning Mr. Belvedere, and pardoning Microsoft.
The media often talks about how fat the U.S. is and while that's true, scientists gathering at the 10th International Congress on Obesity are pointing out that this is a global problem.
Probably the most authentic, and quite possibly the most moving, September 11th material on the
When we saw the first entry in our "create a new holiday" contest, we were tempted to award it first prize then and there:
"I hereby propose a holiday honoring one thing we all have
I read two exciting things in this month's terrific Esquire, and surprisingly enough they were both penned by mental_floss contributor Doug Cantor.
#2) Make cheap wine taste great in minutes!
While Tom Hanks proved in Big that speeding through puberty isn't always the best idea, at least for humans, Japanese scientist Hiroshi Tanaka, feels
Can one person really change the world? The answer, claims Princeton's parapsychological Global Consciousness Project, is no. At least, not just by thinking about it.
Being the son of a Pre-school teacher I can't help but admire this sort of paper work. These amazing sculptures were all created by Peter Callesen, an artist from Denmark.
Blogging will continue as normal today, but we'll be linking to a number of respectful memorials and essays across the web. Let's start with 2,996: one blogger and one tribute for every
Behold, the answers to our football
So what's the lowest point on earth?
If your answer is that one time when you forgot your mother's birthday, you may be right (and shame on you!), but if we're talking geography, sor