The duffel bag is named for Duffel, Belgium, where the cloth used in the bags was originally sold.
To promote The Book of Awesome, author Neil Pasricha shared a few new excerpts here last week, and invited you guys to share your own awesome things.
I think this may have been the #1-requested series when I asked what books you wanted to know more about last week.
Reader Lisa from Anderson, California, wrote in with a question: "Chew a piece of mint gum and then drink something. It seems colder. Why is
Roger Ebert made waves a while back when he claimed that video games can never be art.
We don't spoil our 2 Â½ year old, but he has collected his fair share of toys and games, especially over the last year or so.
The nine white squares inside the main red grid should be filled with the digits 1 through 9. Each digit should appear only once in this main grid. Two of these numbers are already provided for you.
If there's one thing I can say about New Zealand (and there are many), it's that it is a place certainly not lacking in geographical diversity.
Breeding the Perfect Bull.
Sometimes at the end of my Dietribes post I ask you guys if anyone uses the food-of-the-week in an offbeat recipe.
In case you weren't obsessively refreshing mentalfloss.com all week, here's what you
Here are some major events that passed under the radar because, on the same day, something even greater (or at least, more noticeable) was happening.
A Hard Stick to Beat: A Strange Life - and Stranger Uses - of Bamboo.
Shirley Temple may be in her 80s now, but for a four-year stretch from 1935 to 1938 she was Hollywood's biggest box-office draw every year.
The Muppets are a lot more than Sesame Street and The Muppet Show. I recall watching them on The Jimmy Dean Show and on Saturday Night Live during its first season.