In Japan, letting a sumo wrestler make your baby cry is considered good luck.
We’ve always loved the Pirates ride at the Disney parks – mostly for the dog holding keys in his mouth, taunting the jailbirds locked in the cell.
In the very rare instance that I play tennis I am quickly reminded just how difficult it is – and just how bad at it I am.
We’ve already put your knowledge of obscure veggies to the test. How familiar are you with some of the world’s lesser known fruits, though? Take our quiz to find out.
Take the Quiz: Obscure
On Fridays, I post a series of unrelated questions meant to spark conversation in the comments. Answer one, answer all, respond to someone else’s reply, whatever you want.
If you’ve ever had to learn a new language on the fly in a foreign country, you’ll know how disorienting, humbling, and exhilarating it can be; it has a way of making the whole world seem new again.
After a nasty, nasty bug that left me stranded out-of-town (and about 14 lbs. trimmer) I’m feeling a bit better. A return home today will help, so the Brain Game will return on Monday in full-force.
One-armed Legless Man Beats Nurse
A male nurse is off work with his knee in a brace after being attacked by a disabled man he was caring for.
According to the BBC website, Human Planet is “an awe-inspiring, jaw-dropping, heart-stopping landmark series that marvels at mankind’s incredible relationship with nature in the world today.”
“Wet Houses” are hospices for alcoholics, where they can drink themselves to death. If you don’t want to quit drinking, at least you’ll find a bed and safety from street violence.
You’ve probably heard about The King’s Speech, the Oscar contender about King George VI and his struggle against his stutter.
Geeks, nerds and dorks attend! Tonight for The Late Movies are a spattering of geeky tributes for your enjoyment. Know of a few others?
I haven’t seen The King’s Speech yet, but this rap video makes me want to run to the theater.
There should probably be a rule #34 for toys: “If it exists, someone will make a plush doll of it.” In a couple of previous posts, we found roadkill, monsters, germs, food, and internet memes rendered
The day when we will use microbots to perform surgery from the inside of the body is getting closer. Scientists have figured out how to steer them with electricity.