Presidential retreat Camp David is named after Dwight Eisenhower’s grandson.
In this touching video, Carl Sagan reads from his book Pale Blue Dot. Director Michael Marantz shot time-lapse video and composed beautiful music under Sagan's narration.
For a few years now, our friends over at Everything is Terrible have been combing the bargain VHS bin for wonderful dreck.
We're all used to posts about the intersection between technology and design, or technology and medicine, but what about technology and fashion?
The blogosphere has plenty of treats for those who are fascinated with cephalopods: octopus, squid, cuttlefish, and other tentacled sea creatures.
Many of us can't start our days without at least one cup of coffee, but we don't really give the magic beans much thought after we drain our mugs.
The new issue is out and it's really, really fun. Need a belated Father's Day present? Make Dad happy and buy him a subscription. Looking for a good graduation gift? Look no further.
Steven Spielberg, who helped design the Jurassic Park ride, among others, gets about 2% of gross receipts from Universal's theme parks in Florida and Japan.
Naturally, states may share borders along land or bodies of water. Given this information (and feel free to consult a map if necessary):
The Dunning-Kruger Effect is seen when incompetent people are too incompetent to know that they are incompetent. Then every competent person who learns of it worries that it may apply to them.
I love the eerie sound of the musical saw, and it made me wonder what other unusual instruments are out there. As usual, YouTube has plenty of examples, and these are some of my favorites.
Like all Pixar films, Toy Story 3 features a short film before the feature. The new short is called Day & Night.
We're overdue for another edition of Reader-Submitted Quiz Week. Let's do that starting next Monday. Here's how it works:
Time to wrap up our official state symbols trivia contest, which was inspired by reader Harry's comment that Oklahoma's state vegetable is the watermelon.
The new issue hits stands Tuesday, and the cover story features the 50 Most Interesting Places in the Space-Time Continuum.
Scoreboards have come a long way since the turn of the 20th century, when operators climbed ladders to update boards with chalk or hang a different number to indicate the start of a new inning or quar