The ZIP in ZIP Code stands for Zone Improvement Plan.
Did you know that Facebook is going to start using your posts as advertisements, to show up on your friends' sidebars?
Allie Brosh created the lovable creature we know as the alot, in order to cope with the very common mistake of making "a lot" into one word.But there is one grammatical mistake that I partic
In his article in the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, Daryl Bem recalls a scene from Lewis Carroll’s Through the Looking Glass between Alice and the White Queen.
Beloved children’s author Jerry Spinelli turns 70 today. The man behind middle-school classics — including Maniac Magee — is beloved for his representations of young adult life.
Tuesday Test Time is here once again.
The difference between the United Kingdom, Great Britain, and England, explained in a hurry.
It wasn't so many years ago, you'll remember, that the Internet was just a twinkle in Al Gore's eye.
As I mentioned last week, the actual Super Bowl game isn't really my thing.
"I have a very peculiar background, attitude, and approach to the real world, because I am a conjurer." So begins James Randi's 2007 TED Talk, a few minutes before he takes a lethal do
Many of the estimated 110 million viewers of Sunday’s Super Bowl XLV are likely to have some sort of bet on the game.
It's like an acronym, except the words are chosen to fit the letters rather than the other way around.
“This program contains true stories of rescues.
All of the 9-1-1 calls you will hear are real.
Whenever possible, the actual people involved have helped us reconstruct the events as they happened.”
Between the Danube's role in establishing early Eastern European cities and the Ganges' role in shepherding the souls of the dead to paradise, rivers across the world have played a critical
Welcome to the Monday Math Square, designed to get your noggin in gear to start the week. Enjoy!
The nine white squares inside the main red grid should be filled with the digits 1 through 9.
Most people take shopping displays for granted, but the artists who compete at Canstruction competitions show just how awesome these stacks of groceries can be.
If you're one of the naysayers