At points in the 1990s, 50% of all CDs being produced worldwide were for AOL.
As I mentioned yesterday, we'll be holding Office Hours today, from now until 4pm Eastern Time.
Consumer product companies love finding a memorable corporate mascot who can get the buying public to open their wallets.
Last night, Michael Phelps won his third gold medal of the Beijing Games—his ninth career Olympic gold.
Yes, we do more than just quarters. Today's Brain Game:
What U.S. coin becomes twice as
valuable when half is taken away?
HERE is the answer.
ANSWER: a half-dollar.
The Pleistocene Era began 1.8 million years ago and ended roughly 10,000 years ago. During that period were several Ice Ages.
10 People Immortalized in Products. Would you rather be remembered as a Ferris Wheel or a Guillotine?
I don't even know! The best flash game ever.
It was, um, a lot of years ago today (480 B.C., to be exact) that King Leonidas and the Spartans were defeated by Xerxes' army at Thermopylae. Well, that's according to some accounts.
Our friend Noah Brier pointed us toward this list of the most popular sailboat names, which he found on 10000BoatNames.com.
This morning at 9am, the clock ran out on my paternity leave. Now I need a vacation.
From gas to corn and other basic foodstuffs, it seems like the price of everything is on the rise these days.
To expand on an old cliche:
Why do you climb that mountain?
Because it's there.
Why do you climb that vertical treadmill?
Because the mountain isn't there.
You've seen tho
The latest Star Wars movie, Clone Wars, opens this Friday. We've done our homework on the new movie, and it actually looks pretty good.
It's still summer vacation for some of our students.
Drug-resistant Superbugs are confounding medical and public health experts. What doesn't kill them only makes them stronger.
Better than a Rickroll, it's a Barack Roll!
My favorite things about Slow News Days are the wealth of religious sightings that seem to crop up.