Winston Churchill's mother was born in Brooklyn.
NFL WEEK FIVE:
Woody ended last week with an even 7-7 record, correctly choosing the Rams in an upset, but blanking by choosing the Dolphins on MNF.
Every Friday, 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.
Swordfish Used as a Weapon
Two men in Colac, Victoria, Australia were injured during a drunken brawl at a private home.
Poor Lola. She hinted yesterday that this week's Brain Game rotation had been sports-heavy. And you know what? She's absolutely right.
Ten Inventions That Inadvertently Transformed Warfare.
Ah, the wonderful world of Lego.
You may not have even realized these 10 books had subtitles.
Our check engine light is on. From roughly 9-10 tonight, the entire site will be down for scheduled maintenance.
The brain child of George Lerner, who invented the famous spud toy back in 1949, Mr. Potato head was first put out by Hasbro in 1952, but only the parts, not the body!
This Thursday not nerdy enough for you?
James Bond, eat your garden out. Vanessa Harden is a Q-style designer of covert gardening equipment.
One thing I love about the internet is the never-ending supply of geeks with a sense of humor.
In 1925, the New York Americans joined the National Hockey League and played their home games at the old Madison Square Garden.
Last week, to celebrate the return of professional ice hockey across North America, we asked you to decipher the mixed-up names of five NHL teams. Today, we offer you five more.
Randall Munroe of xkcd updated his 2007 map of online communities.