The plastic pink flamingo is the official city bird of Madison, WI.
Whether your mom has a degree in English or she's a math professor, we've got the perfect Mother's Day gift for her. (Or if she's an anthropologist. Or she loves pirates.
Women (and men!) have often employed strange methods for attaining beauty, although I myself would have to draw the line way before I got to bird dropping facials, ground pig placenta, or any of these
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The 136th annual Kentucky Derby is tomorrow. To get into the mood, here are some classic races from all over featuring creatively-named horses.
I have a special place in my heart for Pippi Longstocking "“ when I was in about first grade, my mom brought a ball of white fluff home that been abandoned at her workplace and told me I could na
"Spider-Man, Spider-Man, creates a streak-free shine wherever he goes."
For some reason, this song just isn't as catchy as the actual Spider-Man theme.
It's an all-new 5-day trivia hunt!
Co-puzzle Master Josh Halbur and I are happy to bring you the next How Did You Know?
Just a reminder that we're always in the market for new Twitter friends. That is
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. Very casual.
"Thelma Lou" is Victim of Robbery
Betty Lou Lynn is the actress who played Thelma Lou, deputy Barney Fife's girlfriend on the TV series The Andy Griffith Show.
Watching the post parade at this weekend's Kentucky Derby will surely fill some of our heads with dreams of horse ownership. How did the julep-sipping folks acquire their prized horses?
Dominic prefers certain things over others:
He likes to use, but hates to consume.
He is wise, but not smart.
He prefersÂ eyes to ears.
He would seize, but he would never take.
Would he rather
I don't feel myself at all today.
Bad Astronomy Blog has footage captured by NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory space telescope of a solar flare with amazing detail.