TASER is an acronym for Thomas A. Swift's Electric Rifle.
Nirvana's Nevermind album turned 20 this past weekend, which tends to make folks who consider Sgt.
It's Thursday. It's late. You should be sleeping. But you're not, because of the rumbling and tingling excitement of the game that is sweeping the nation—GUESS THE THEME.
In this simple video, we see Fred Rogers singing the iconic "Won't You Be My Neighbor?" theme song from Mister Rogers' Neighborhood over a span of 33 years.
Last night was one of those nights when you're thankful for the new-ish MLB TV, which allowed me to watch all three extra-inning games simultaneously.
Today is Rosh HaShanah, which literally translates into "Head TheYear" or "head of the year." It marks the Jewish New Year and the period where Jews finish the Torah, or the Five B
Did you know that “Take Me Out To The Ball Game” was written by a guy who had almost no interest in the sport?
It's Think Thursday here at the mentalfloss.com Brain Game. What better way to celebrate than with a new entry in our Really, Really Bad Rebus series?
Stephen King is writing a sequel to The Shining.
Is the grilled cheese martini the next big thing?
What women want, according to the October covers of Lucky, InStyle, InStyle Makeover, Glamou
The black swallower might not be the best known undersea creature, but it might be one of the most abhorrent.
When I heard the news last week that R.E.M. had called it quits, I was a little sad -- but then I realized I had a great excuse for posting old R.E.M. performance videos! R.E.M.
Last time I wrote about Mark Malkoff, he was busy seeing what kind of strange things he could do in an Apple store. Remember?
This week (September 24 through October 1, 2011) is the American Library Association's Banned Books Week, an "annual event celebrating the freedom to read and the importance of the First Ame
As a kid, I was a big fan of ThunderCats.
You may have heard that the inventor of Doritos died this week. Arch West was the marketing vice president at Frito-Lay in 1964 when he and his family took a trip to southern California.
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