Cenosillicaphobia is the fear of an empty glass.
Computer historian Jason Scott recently gave a talk at Defcon 18 about the history of software piracy.
I grew up on a farm. In addition to corn and soy, my family used to raise chickens and pigs and cows -- a few dozen chickens, a dozen pigs, maybe, and a handful of cows -- but that was years ago.
While it was a bold claim, “took the initiative in creating” is not the same as “invented.” The latter summons up images of Gore writing equations in a white lab coat, laying fiberoptic cable in a har
Alaska is so big you could fit 75 New Jerseys in it.
Related Fact: You could fit 546 Rhode Islands in Alaska, too.
Trick-or-treaters don't eat homemade Halloween treats anymore, which is a shame for imaginative chefs.
My second year of high school began in 1981. (Was that 29 years ago?
Why do people confess to crimes they didn’t commit? A dozen people in New York state alone have been exonerated by DNA evidence after they confessed to murder.
Medical professionals can choose from a wide variety of scrubs with different colors and patterns. So why are plain blue and green ones so
Obviously, these are some of my favorites, and I've certainly left lots of worthy actors off this list.
It's an all-new 5-day trivia hunt!
Co-puzzle Master Josh Halbur and I are happy to bring you the next How Did You Know?
Most of you probably remember reading Choose Your Own Adventure books, which gained a lot of popularity in the 1980s.
Before the Internet became a limitless font of pornography just a mouse click away, late-night premium cable TV was pretty much the best thing ever invented, as far as teenage boys were concerned.
According to a raft of new research (and this great article in the WSJ), the answer is yes, profoundly.
Last week, Justin Timberlake appeared on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon to promote his new movie role.
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War—what is it good for? Well, if the Falkland Islands are any indication, it certainly helps