J.K. Rowling invented Quidditch in a pub.
Franz Xaver Messerschmidst was, by all accounts, an incredibly talented sculptor. By the end of his life he was also, by most accounts, thoroughly insane.
• Tabasco sauce is like Kleenex or Band Aids, or even Coca-Cola here in the South -- a brand name that has become a catch-all for products bearing its likeness.
The title of Brandon Ortwein's It Would Have Been Cooler as a Van pretty much says it all. The series of art prints takes famous pop culture vehicles and presents them as, well, vans.
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It’s hard to fathom winning millions of dollars in a Las Vegas slot machine, but one man found himself in that position twice.
Unscramble the ten words in the list and place them into the 5 × 5 grid so that they link together. One letter is already provided to get you started.
How a Pulitzer prizewinning writer constructs a job departure email. If you're going down in flames, you may as well do it with style. NSFW text.
The basic concept of a cocktail is to improve the flavor of liquor and make it more drinkable, but some cocktails seem to do just the opposite.
Over at Oddee, I recently took a look at the 10 ickie
For many religions following Western Christian principles, November 2nd is known as All Souls’ Day, an occasion to remember the dead, especially those who have not yet made it to heaven and need extra
When cheerleading was “born” on November 2, 1898, it looked a lot different than it looks today. No tiny outfits, no wild stunts and – surprise – no women.
It's possible that up to 20% of people won't be able to watch 3D programming on their TV due to a lazy eye muscle, color-blindness, headaches, or motion sickness.
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After a big game in any sport, from a league championship to the World Series, Super Bowl, Stanley Cup, etc., people are going to be clamoring for commemorative merchandise almost immediately, so it w
I took my girls to our local Borders (Riverdale, NJ) yesterday to see if Split Decision was in stock. It was!
Getting a good domain name isn’t as simple as heading over to Go Daddy and looking for the best available URL.
A couple of years ago I did a post called "Guitar Wizards Shred," that featured the work of a Finnish guitar dude overdubbing famous guitar players' solos with horrible flub-filled riff
Scientists and science geeks alike can wear their chosen discipline on their sleeves, so to speak, or around some part of their bodies.