The inventors of Bubble Wrap were originally trying to make plastic wallpaper.
2011 marks the first year -- since I've been alive, at least -- that you can't buy a new car with a factory-installed cassette tape player.
• Ginger may not be the most attractive root, but it can certainly be delicious! Ginger is an herb whose root is used as a spice and, occasionally, as a medicine.
In May 1987, Ken Parks was watching Saturday Night Live with trouble on his mind. In the morning, he and his wife would go to his in-laws' house to confess that he had a gambling problem.
Growing up in the middle of Ohio, we had two of the country’s best amusement parks just a few short hours away.
You probably already know that nutmeg is poisonous in large quantities, but did you know it can result in a psychedelic trip that was too intense for even William S. Burroughs?
In my day, middle school math class was pretty boring, and led to some remarkable goofing off.
Our neighbor's dog barks in rapid succession, usually nine "yips" before she's done. Hence, this week's Wednesday Word Ladder.
Images from the Secret STASI Archives. Simon Menner explains how these pictures are only sinister if you know the stories behind them.
I know lots of people think they’re chalky and taste like nothing, but I adore Conversation Hearts.
The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, my home sweet home, is home to its fair share of oddities (see exhibits A, B, C and D).
"The Internet interprets censorship as damage and routes around it." - Internet pioneer John
Tuesday Test Time is back! In each entry below, you'll see the names of two U.S. states along with the first letter of the name of a larger-than-most city that is shared between them.
The Apostate: Paul Haggis vs. the Church of Scientology.
My grandmother thought Victor Borge was just about the funniest person alive.
A lot of people are pretty unimpressed with the Black Eyed Peas after their halftime performance yesterday.