Elmo is the only non-human to testify before Congress.
Once a pariah among concerned parents and a source of snickers among schoolchildren, the dreaded X-rating has all but vanished.
Tune in live tonight (Wednesday, October 5) at 10pm ET/PT for Penn & Teller's new series: Penn & Teller Tell a Lie on Discovery.
• Radishes were so highly valued by the ancient Greeks that small replicas of them were made in gold; beets were shown in silver and turnips in lead. The Greeks of the third century B.C.
Hot sauces, curries, wasabi peas and other spicy treats turn you into a snot faucet.
Here's something interesting: Earlier this year, JimmyPage.com went live.
Here's some more Filling Station fun at the mentalfloss.com Brain Game.
NASA is looking for the next generation of astronauts.
As a father of two small children, I know that it’s always a little easier to get a child to follow a routine if one of their favorite characters are involved. Want you child to go to bed?
Sometimes, to amuse myself, I try to list all of the United States Presidents by memory. (What... you don’t do that?) I always forget poor Chester A.
While researching this post, I came across a quote from Justin Townes Earle that I just loved.
Earlier this year, Bill DeMain introduced us to 15 Wonderful Words With No English Equivalent. Now that you've integrated those into your vocabulary, here are 14
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If you wanted to be a bank robber on Yap, you’d need a forklift and a crane, along with an 18-wheeler to make your getaway.
This year marks the 150th anniversary of the start of the Civil War.
It's like something out of that Alanis song:
An old man turned ninety-eight, He won the lottery and died the next day
Dr. Ralph M.
NPR brings us "Wanna Live Forever? Become A Noun" -- a song about eponyms.