TASER is an acronym for Thomas A. Swift's Electric Rifle.
In the seventh "Symphony of Science" installment by John Boswell, Carl Sagan sings: "Science is more than a body of knowledge: it's a way of thinking; a way of skeptically interr
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.
Marijuana Christmas Tree
Police in Germany seized a Christmas tree from a resident of Koblenz, because under the ornaments was a six-foot-tall marijuana plant!
Welcome to the Friday Brain Game. Good luck!
The last two letters of the name of which U.S.
Geomyces destructans, the fungus that causes "white nose syndrome", is killing off bats in record numbers.
Our friends at UncommonGoods have given us a copy of the award-winning game Infunitum to dangle before you this evening.
Many of us – me included – sing Christmas songs without giving a second thought to the lyrics.
Like Bert and Ernie or pork and fennel, Christmas trees and lights were made for each other.
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USA Today has launched a generation quiz that, it says, is more about cultural experiences than the year of your birth (although it picked the exact year of my birth so I suppose that also works!).
Since 2002, the film Minority Report has inspired computer geeks the world over.
Put 1,760 PlayStation 3 consoles together in a room and what do you get?
It's time for snowmen! And snow women, and animals, and pop culture icons ...anything you can make out of snow.
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.
Last year I did a massive, solo road-trip through the deserts of California and Nevada to take pictures for my Strange Geographies photo essay column (I know, it's been awhile since I wrote one .