Thomas Jefferson wrote parts of the Declaration of Independence in a Philadelphia tavern.
Lapland, a region of Fenno-Scandinavia that lies mostly within the Arctic Circle, is where tourists go to find Santa Claus, reindeer, dog sledding, skiing, the Northern Lights, and unbelievable scener
Loyal readers who follow Higgins on this blog know all about TED Talks. Some of my favorites he's posted include this one by Torsten Reil and this one by Ian Dunbar.
One of my favorite scenes from John Green's wonderful novel Paper Towns is when the character Radar doesn't want to invite a girl over to his house because he's embarrassed by his paren
It's an all-new 5-day trivia hunt!
Co-puzzle Master Josh Halbur and I are thrilled to announce that How Did You Know? now has its very own Geritol.
If you're having trouble sleeping tonight in anticipation of Christmas morning, perhaps this clip of Ricky Gervais singing Elmo a celebrity lullaby will help.
Here are some of the fun Sesame S
You know the toys, but do you know about their dark sides?
The 13 Cutest Animals of 2009. Sure, you could argue with this opinion-based list, but why bother... hey, where's Maru? (via Buzzfeed)
Kim Peek was an autistic savant who inspired the movie Rain Man. Peek died on December 19, and below I've posted a five-part documentary about him, featuring neuroscientist V.S.
For the rest of 2009, we'll be counting down the year's most popular quizzes in the Lunchtime Quiz slot.
Yes, friends, it's that time of year again "“- the time of year when we gather together with friends and family to share feats of strength, airing our grievances and putting up the seasonal
Here's a short animated film done by former Pixar artist Rodrigo Blaas, available for a "limited time" at Christmas.
Just the obligatory "we're on Twitter!" reminder. Pumping out fun facts and thanking people for mentioning us in podcasts, 140 characters at a time.
(We're on Facebook,
So this is pretty genius.
Christmas is often a day spent with family, but it's easy to get a bit antsy if you're forced to spend the entire day at home.