Carly Simon’s dad is the Simon of Simon and Schuster.
You may have heard about some new bills making their way through the U.S. Congress, related to piracy on the internet. But what are they and what's the big deal?
I've written about mondegreens on this blog before. A misheard, or made-up lyric, is called a mondegreen, after Lady Mondegreen. But who is Lady Mondegreen?
Volodymyr Krasyuk / Shutterstock.comIn the last few weeks, media outlets have reported on parents using Facebook and other social networking sites to trade lollipops and other items infected by childr
Thanksgiving is a time for traditional foods, but there's no reason you can't celebrate with cupcakes!
Have fun with today's Think Thursday challenge at the mentalfloss.com Brain Game. Good luck!
As depicted below, what's the missing number in the following sequence?
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Tonight on The Late Movies, an important historical document of the early 1990s: Nintendo Preview Music Jam.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.