The most shoplifted food item in the U.S. is candy.
All this talk about the upcoming photos of baby Suri Cruise has gotten me thinking about Lafayette Ronald Hubbard, or as you know him, L. Ron.
We're going all Lifehacker-y today for Watercooler Ammo, since some of you may be traveling for the weekend (and since all four of us will be traveling on Monday and Tuesday).
As a new blog, we like to remind ourselves that things almost always start small. Exhibit A: In 1886, sales of Coca-Cola averaged only 9 drinks per day.
In my mind, ant farms are sort of pegged to the same era of science toys as chemistry sets and DNA snap-tite models (the kind endorsed by Watson and Crick!).
I'm still kind of stunned by this, but check out Andrew Lipson and Daniel Shui's recreation of the famous M. C. Escher drawing, Relativity.
As promised, today's edition of the Weekend Word Wrap is on "malapropisms"—a word not to be confused with Bushisms.
While George W.
Hold your nose! Our favorite rare and giant plant, the corpse flower or Amorphophallus titanum, could burst forth and stink up the air as early as today at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden.
And it's not even a
All dogs may go to heaven, but there's at least one who's apparently stuck in limbo, long gone as an individual animal but living on in an extremely unlikely form.
As you've doubtless heard if you have any interest in politics, sex, art, or other things that shouldn't be discussed at dinner parties, the Museum of Sex just revealed its new "preside
Some amazing toilet advances from around the world:
1. An amazingly-private public toilet from a street corner in Basle, Switzerland (via
This charming story about the first postcards showed up on Blogspotting the other day:
The fuss about AOL's data gusher reminds me of a story I heard a week ago about the advent of penny postc
If there's ever an excuse to admire the real-life power of a comma, this might be it.
I'm not much of a beer drinker but I love world records and I stumbled across this record-breaking beer yesterday - on the web that is, because it's actually illegal to sell in the state of