M&M’s stands for “Mars & Murrie’s,” the last names of the candy’s founders.
I was sort of a linguistic snob in college. I preferred big words to small, little-known words to ubiquitous, and archaic to colloquial.
Accountant and Cosmos aficionado Callum Sutherland has remixed the landmark Carl Sagan documentary Cosmos into a "Choose-Your-Own-Adventure" style video series called Imagination.
As promised, here's a brand new Monday Math Square for today's mentalfloss.com Brain Game.
The 15 Best Cyber Monday Deals. If you know what you want, today is the day to get your order in.
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Parents always wonder what their kid's future will be, but when it comes to potential athletic success, DNA carries some telltale signs.
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This weekend, we've been counting down the year's top quizzes (see #6-#10 and #11-#15).
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Last year an Alabama staffer was fired for playing "Take the Money and Run" on the PA system while Cam Newton and Auburn warmed up.
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This weekend, we'll be counting down the year's top quizzes (see #11-#15).
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Giving technology some old-fashioned charm with a fun, home-made animation.
This weekend, we'll be counting down the year's top quizzes.
If you’ve had enough family togetherness for one holiday and you’re looking for a reason to get out of the house, boy, do we have a great option for you.
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On Fridays, 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.
Saturday may be for small businesses, but Black Friday is all about the big box stores.