In Japan, letting a sumo wrestler make your baby cry is considered good luck.
I've got a quiz for serious gamers over at BoingBoing.net. Let us know how you
To finish out the Quick 10 Oscar posts this week, we have a few facts about some of the Best Picture winners and nominees over the years.
News of Burt Reynolds' recent quintuple bypass surgery reminded me of when my Dad had the same operation back in 1997 at the ripe old age of 73.
TechCrunch reports that YouTube has launched auto-captions for English-language videos.
It seems like just yesterday Andréa Fernandes wandered into our office (virtually, of course) and signed on to an ill-defined internship. But that was 2007.
You probably know Ansel Adams as the man who helped promote the National Park Services' beauty through his magnificent photographs.
Back in the action figure heyday of the 1970s and 80s, Star Wars helped make the little 3 3/4" toys incredibly popular with kids.
Every Friday, 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. Very casual.
This Monday, we're starting up a new little newsletter called Watercooler Ammo. Every Monday through Thursday, we'll send you one perfectly curated, smile-inducing story.
Children Direct Air Traffic
An air traffic controller at New York City's JFK airport brought his two children to work with him on two consecutive days last month and allowed then to speak to pil
Friday's Brain Game, short and sweet. Good luck!
What two pairs of two-letter
state postal abbreviations
are reverses of one another?
Motherboard.tv just posted a great short doc profiling the world's most prolific (and possibly most eccentric) inventor, Dr. Yoshiro Nakamatsu.
The oldest dinosaur fossil ever found dates back around 230 million years.
Trying to think warm thoughts, I recalled last summer Ransom Riggs had a post of literal music videos, ranging from "Total Eclipse of the Heart" to Billy Idol's "White Wedding.&quo
There's no shortage of Oscar trivia, so I thought we'd prepare for Sunday's awards by finishing out the week with a couple of posts on the topic.