France's last execution via guillotine was in 1977.
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.
Earlier this year, Oscar, a two-year-old boy, became the youngest English person ever admitted to Mensa. He was tested as having an IQ over 160—as high as Einstein or Stephen Hawking.
Today's Brain Game is the final one for 2009; we'll pick up again with new puzzles for the new year.
Thorium, the Green Nuke.
The holiday season can turn into a stress-fest with the drop of Santa's hat. The planning, the family, and particularly the shopping and spending money part can really take it out of a person.
Thanks to Mr. Rob Lammle, I came across a rather entertaining video of Darth Vader and a gaggle of Stormtroopers ringing the Opening Bell on Wall Street this morning.
Dogs are generally easy creatures to shop for, but what do you get the dog that has everything?
Frank Woodruff Buckles is the last living American veteran of World War I; he's now 108 years old. He was only 16 when he enlisted, but lied about his age to Army recruiters.
Have you ever worked in one of those big office buildings with air conditioning so arctic that people have to wear sweaters and jackets to work in the summer, or bring personal heaters for their cubic
Phillips Japan is holding a somewhat bizarre contest right now—The Shaving Queen Contest.
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.
Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus...and chances are he's evil.
The world has plenty of strange species that at first glance appear to be hybrids of unrelated species because they have attributes that surprise us.