The inventors of Bubble Wrap were originally trying to make plastic wallpaper.
If you're worried about Fido and Sport lazing on your fancy furniture while you're busy at the office, Sofa Guard can help.
According to NewScientist, UPenn Professor Larry Rome has designed a new style of backpack that puts considerably less strain on your body.
They say things happen in threes,* and this holiday season was no different.
It's time for another whimsical Tuesday Turnip search wherein I type a random phrase and we see what kind of interesting factoids "turn-up."
Today I typed in "new year celebrati
This was in the Times a few weeks ago, and after it was printed ignited a minor firestorm of angry emails from consulates around the world to a meek statistician from Columbia University, Raymond Fism
Happy New Year flossers!
Three years ago,Â Kara and IÂ ran a "Twelve Days of Christmas" quiz series on mentalfloss.com from December 25 until January 5.
I don't know what book these bada** photos of African monarchs come from (I found them through ettf), but they looked so amazing I figured they needed to be posted immediately. Check 'em
PopCandy linked to this collection of The 50 Greatest Cartoons. The list was created by voters in the animation industry in 1994. There are actually clips from 44 of the 50 cartoons
Today's second archival tidbit comes from our current issue, on stands now.
Today's first archival tidbit comes from Scatterbrained:
Diamonds are forever, the saying goes—and now you can be a diamond forever, too.
Here's what the data from the NYSE looks like as 3-D art.
... except instead of making friends and scoring dates, Westerners with a little extra cash (and a philanthropic bent) meet needy third-worlders looking for low-interest microloans.
To celebrate the holidays, here are six "holiday" droodles for you to decipher.Â Answers appear below the break.
I'm currently traveling in Japan, and since I've subjected youÂ to seven Armchair Field Trips in the last two weeks, I think instead I'll let you see for yourselves what I've been