Carly Simon’s dad is the Simon of Simon and Schuster.
In 1931, Harry Beck drew a diagram of the London Underground (aka the Tube), making visual sense of an extremely complex system.
Welcome back. Today we'll be learning how to play the verse to "It's Only Rock'n'Roll" by The Rolling Stones.
We all know the origins of the chastity belt, right?
The internet meme known as Rickrolling has finally come of age -- and spawned a sequel. At more than 6 months old -- an eternity in internet years -- it's proven more durable than most memes.
Here's a gadget you can't buy, but you can build. It paid off twice for Brian, first by solving a household problem, then by entertaining us all on the
Today's Brain Game:
WYOMING begins with two consonants
(unless you classify "Y" as a vowel).
What other two U.S.
Oh, and how the floodgates of crippling shame opened. It's a good thing that I was in the office alone when I read all the entries.
A million residents of the Chelyabinsk Province in Russia found out what happens when radioactive waste is not properly stored or cooled, between 1948 and 1990 -not that they were told what was happen
With the college football season in full swing, several teams have a reasonable shot at the two national championship trophies.
Today's post comes at the request of two readers, zach and SpaceMonkeyX, who said his wife "would be giddy" if "Feel Art Again" featured Keith Haring (1958-1990).
What's the difference between a pit bull and a snowmachine racer? A lot more than chapstick.
From our friends at the Daily Tube, the most amazing prank I've ever seen.
We're back with another cartoon by regular _floss reader, the multi-talented Robert Bonotto. To repeat the rules, the idea here is quite simple: Your job is to come up with a gag.
Most people know that condoms help prevent the spread of HIV and sexually transmitted infections (STI). But in many parts of the world, condoms aren't very popular.