The Rhodes Scholar program is named for De Beers founder Cecil Rhodes.
We're thrilled to welcome a special guest blogger, the author of Lost States: True Stories of Texlahoma, Transylvania, and Other States That Never Made It.
Stephen Hawking has a new TV series on the Discovery Channel, and in a recent episode about aliens, he offers some serious advice.
Here are five names of U.S. colleges and universities, Mad-Gab-style. These are allÂ phrases which, when spoken aloud, sound similar to the titles of certain colleges or universities. An example?
Even after the crowds are gone, Disneyland is buzzing with activity.
Before it's over, let me slip in a quick 'Happy National Teacher Day!' to all our educator friends.
The term supergroup was coined in the late 1960s to describe rock bands made up of musicians that were already well known from performing in other bands or individually.
I am deeply thankful to Dr. John Pemberton, who invented Coca-Cola this week back in 1886.
People of Birmingham:
A charity has approached us about putting on a trivia night fundraiser. We're all for it, and we thought it'd be fun to involve some of our most loyal fans.
Disorganized salami goes in one end, robotic FlexPicker™ hands go to work, and neatly organized rows of perfect salami exit the machine.
1. The Pixar Quiz
by David K. Israel
2. Mint Condition: A Baseball Card Quiz
by Dave Jamieson
3. Name the Big Mac Ingredients
My hunch is many of you probably check in often with our friends over at the Geek Dad blog on Wired.com.
Today is Star Wars Day, an unofficial holiday that has been gaining steam over the past few years, but not without controversy.
By changing one letter at a time to form different English words, and leaving all other letters in their original positions, convert FIVE into FOUR in seven (or fewer) steps.
Actress Lynn Redgrave, who died Sunday, asked her daughter to document her battle against breast cancer in photographs. The pictures are sweet, sad, scary, and one may be NSFW.