A sequel called Beetlejuice Goes Hawaiian was written but never produced.
mental_floss' favorite inventor Nikola Tesla, who famously dreamed up AC current amongst a million other things, and inspired the names for the rock bands Tesla and AC/DC (or at least the first-h
In one of the happier stories that I've read today, Reuters is reporting that a Polish man unintentionally saved a 110 lb.
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PZ Myers of Pharyngula is trying to identify the fuzzy thing at right:
I got a request to help identify this bizarre creature.
I was reading G4's The Feed blog today (which I highly recommend, by the way), when I saw that G4 was strutting about and patting itself on the back for obtaining the exclusive rights to re-broad
Back in my old New York apartment, whenever my roommate would jump on the bed, begin shrieking, and start dropping books on the floor, I knew exactly what the sound meant: a spider had infiltrated the
Pennylicious, the new money blog from Alex of Neatorama fame, has a great bit on "hell money," which (name notwithstanding) doesn't seem to have anything to do with taxes:
We promise, we'll quit with the ice-cream fixation once the weather cools down, but:
In its quest to create ice cream as voluptuous as butter and as virtuous as broccoli, the ice cream industry
One of my favorite blogs at the moment is Effect Measure, which is theoretically all about pressing public health issues but also includes such nuggets as "Paul Revere was a member of the first l
If you think having to ferry around three screaming kids in a minivan is bad, try carpooling with a swarm of backseat-driving bees, like these British researchers:
Bumblebees are being dropped off a
Bart Kosko, USC professor and pioneer of the fuzzy logic theory, has a new book coming out soon called Noise.
As a writer always in search of solitude and tranquility, I'm intrigued by Kosko
Grow-a-brain today is featuring the Hemp Hotel, an outpost in Amsterdam dedicated to using hemp "as much as possible, from mattresses, curtains, shampoo, [and] soap to a hemp roll for breakfast.&
If you're bored out of your gourd scrubbing your mouth out with the same old Crest and Colgate flavors (mild mint, strong mint, x-treme mint, peppermint, vanilla mint"¦ what sort of mint wil
Wired has a cool article in the new issue about commercial space travel. "The first private launches could happen next year for up to $250,000 a ticket," they say. So let's see...
CNN has an interesting piece today on how we might be able to recycle all those piles of junkyard tires: by turning them into sidewalks!