The eye chart with the big "E" on top is called a Snellen Chart.
We've mentioned before that Oscar the Grouch used to be orange; Jim Henson decided to make him green before the second season of Sesame Street.
The Make-A-Wish Foundation has granted nearly 200,000 wishes to children with life-threatening medical conditions.
Every now and then, following our blog pays off in nontraditional ways. Sure, we're the place where knowledge junkies get their fix. But we're also the place to score free stuff!
Update: The First Baby Picture!
After furious negotiations, we've secured the rights to the first photo of Lydia Louise Conradt. Our apologies to People, Us Weekly and The Des Moines Register.
by Eric Furman
The rainforest supplies more than 120 prescription drugs worldwide.
The cupcake is an art form we can all get behind. It involves baking, an art form in itself, decorating, where the sky is the limit, and photography if the results are good.
What's the next letter in this sequence?
E, O, E, R, E, X, ?
Here is the SOLUTION.
Iran's regime is one of the most repressive and censor-happy in the world, and yet their independent filmmakers have, over the last twenty years or so, proven themselves to be some of the best an
Could the power of the Mentos/Coke reaction propel a vehicle? Of course it can! (via Unique Daily)
Here's something that a lot of celebrities did before they got famous—appeared on The Dating Game.
Most of us pick up pencils and lose them without giving it a second thought. Pencils are a bit more interesting than you might, think, though.
We had a lot of fun giving away daily neatorama prizes this month! We hope you enjoyed the new aspect of the game.
Every Wednesday, Miss Kathleen provides links to a variety of things happening at libraries across the country. If there's something fun going on in your local library this week, leave us a
"¢Â I figured that the carrot might prove to be a difficult food to find facts on. Turns out, the carrot has had a far more intriguing life than most would expect.
My friend and co-blogger here on the _floss, Rob Lammle, had an awesome post a few weeks back: How to Tweet Your Way Out of a Job.