TASER is an acronym for Thomas A. Swift's Electric Rifle.
This is a sequence of two-digit numbers, and the last number is missing. Can you identify the final number and tell what these two-digit numbers (but no others) have in common?
It took a lot of energy to make the leap from single-cell microbes to complex organisms.
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Musician Leslie Feist released the album The Reminder in 2007. I was recently reminded that it's still awesome, so tonight, here are live versions of all its songs, in album order.
We live in an old house, and I occasionally see things out of the corner of my eye that make me wonder.
If you thought this picture depicts truffles, candies or tiny cakes, you'd be forgiven for being wrong.
The song "Big Rock Candy Mountain" describes a hobo's paradise, featuring all the things a good hobo needs -- from lakes of whiskey to cigarette trees and lax law enforcement.
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Wait a second, The Classical Era?
• 9 billion kernels of candy corn are manufactured for each Halloween, but they don't all end up in snack packs or bowls.
According to the National Confectioners Association, roughly 35 million pounds of candy corn will be produced this year.
Abraham Lincoln is undoubtedly one of the most easily recognizable people in U.S. history.
Have you considered taking up falconry, but been put off by how bland the typical bird hoods are?
By changing one letter at a time to form different English words, and leaving all other letters in their original positions, convert TOWN into CITY in the fewest steps possible.
When you order a hot dog from a street vendor in the USA, the guy slaps the dog in a bun and hands it to you. And it's delicious. And that's it.
Memoirs of a Bullied Kid. A father shares his memories, his recovery, and his advice for helping our children.
Dog is a story told in ten parts, but it's a quick read.