Deipnophobia is the fear of dinner party conversations.
It’s not always a trained negotiator who talks a potential jumper off the ledge. Sometimes it’s a shock jock, a rapper, or a hotel maid.
1. Howard Stern Keeps Caller On the Line, On the
We’ve heard plenty (probably too many) athletes try to become musicians. But what happens when it goes the other
I'm not a teacher, but I came across this excellent video by teacher C.G.P. Grey explaining his system for organizing and managing his teaching life.
We see fossil reconstructions or illustrations of species that have come and gone and we sometimes say, "Come on now, that can't be real!" Or maybe you don't, but I have, because t
The daily mentalfloss.com Brain Game has been around a few years now, and it amazes me that we've been allowed to even reach the 26th entry in the Really, Really Bad Rebus series.
What was that weird expanding halo of light seen from Hawaii?
What is this stuff, and where does it come from?
The first gasoline pump certainly didn't exist for the purpose of fueling cars - though Karl Benz was tinkering with the idea, cars weren’t even invented yet.
Reader Adam writes:
"Does the 'E' in Chuck E. Cheese stand for something? This has literally been bothering me for years."
My guess: Probably not.
Do you have ten minutes to devote to a funny, cheeky, nerdy look at the history of the English language? Of course you do.
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I always thought the way crows seem to examine humans was a little creepy.
I've read some Hemingway.
I admit it: I'm a leg-bouncer. My wife will often elbow me during a movie to make me stop; it's distracting, she says.
• Pizza is one food that will likely never go out of style.