Janis Joplin left $2,500 in her will for her friends to "have a ball after I’m gone."
Today's mentalfloss.com Brain Game offers you Math Square #81. Good luck!
The nine white squares inside the main red grid should be filled with the digits 1 through 9.
Hidden Tunnels, Bugs, and Bigamy: A Strange and True D.C. Story.
According to a study by the Governors Highway Safety Association, 25% of U.S.
Naki’o might not run quite like the other dogs, but it's a miracle that he can run at all.
Becoming an international music sensation doesn’t mean you are restricted to performing only for crowds of thousands.
Huzzah and kudos to the Oxford comma, who lives to see another day (except for those of us who publish under AP Style guidelines).
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From Jan, a Film Creature List paying tribute to the stop-motion magician Ray Harryhausen. (Hint: when you click the pictures they turn into mini-movies and include explanations).
The alternatives to HUMINT, or human intelligence, include remote sensors that do the spy's work, but from a distance.
With this morning's launch of Atlantis, we are coming to the close of NASA's Space Shuttle Program.
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Back in May, The Washington Post reported that Libyan rebels had obtained funds by “liberating” government assets worth $505 million in the Central Bank of Libya’s Benghazi
On Fridays, I post a series of unrelated questions meant to spark conversation in the comments. Answer one, answer all, respond to someone else's reply, whatever you want.
Did you know that King Mongkut of Siam, the real-life inspiration for The King & I, sired an amazing 81 children?
In 1988, Bill Moyers interviewed Isaac Asimov, when Asimov's Prelude to Foundation was released.
With the recent Supreme Court ruling that video games are a form of Free Speech protected by the First Amendment, it seems like a good time to look back at some of the controversies that led the natio