Janis Joplin left $2,500 in her will for her friends to "have a ball after I’m gone."
Rich Juzwiak judged a child beauty pageant. No extra snark is necessary to make this both interesting and disturbing.
It goes without saying that we’re super excited for longtime flosser Ransom Riggs and the folks over at Quirk Books.
Tonight on The Late Movies, an important historical document of the early 1990s: Nintendo Preview Music Jam.
Consider the following ingredient lists:McDonald's Fancy Ketchup: Tomato concentrate from red ripe tomatoes, distilled vinegar, high fructose corn syrup, corn syrup, water, salt, natural flavors
With some notable exceptions like blueberries, bluefish and blue corn, the color blue is rare among edible plants and animals.
My son, Jack, is at it again with a new video review over on GeekDad. It's safe to say that this is the shortest review of Apple's new operating system that you'll ever watch.
By far one of the best HBO series of all-time, The Wire, had a lot of original characteristics going for it: plots that stretched over and across multiple seasons for starters, and a different variati
Each week Miss Kathleen provides links to a variety of stories about libraries, authors, and books. If there’s something noteworthy going on in your local library, leave us a
• Originating over 2,500 years ago, soy sauce was likely a way to "stretch" salt, a historically pricey find.
Continuing my week of excellent HD videos, here's an HD time lapse from my hometown of Portland, Oregon.
Have fun with today's Wednesday Wordplay challenge at the mentalfloss.com Brain Game.
The U.S. government has a few job openings in Houston, Texas, with some travel required. Applications will be taken now through January.
The Purse is infamous in our family. A couple (ahem, maybe a few) decades ago, my grandma bought my mother a handbag. The Purse in question had the appearance of denim but was plastic-y to the touch.
It's that time of year again! Time for NGM's annual photo contest.
While poking around in Google Analytics the other day, I was a little surprised to learn this was our all-time most popular story. I thought it was this. Or maybe this.