Jethro Tull was an 18th-century British agriculturist who perfected the seed drill.
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When it gets this close to Christmas, you can barely turn around without spying someone in a Santa suit.
From Shilo, a fascinating link about impossible-to-see colors (or how to possibly train yourself to see them). Reminds me a tad of my link from awhile back about testing your Color I.Q.
This may sound made up, but Alyssa Milano has been one of our biggest supporters over the years.
Take some time on this last weekend before Christmas to enjoy some holiday cartoons you might remember from your childhood.
Puppets: fun child’s play or horrifying, nightmare-inducing reasons to visit shrinks later in life? I'm terrified of them - even if they're dog puppets. Or bacon
Earlier this month, Matt Melis released a 45-minute video showing a Space Shuttle launch with professional commentary on what you're seeing in each shot.
For writers, getting rejected can seem like a pastime. But don’t take my word for it, even though I’ve gotten my share of no-thank-yous.
Note: Our good friend and occasional contributor Brenna Ehrlich has written a book. And when our good friends and/or occasional contributors write books, we like to promote them.
Four years ago, John and Hank Green decided they were going to "take over" YouTube for charity.
In addition to all of the stereotypically negative things you might be inclined to say about sports agents, you can say this: they’re an interesting bunch.
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.
Car Wedged Between Homes
An unidentified drunk driver crashed his vehicle in San Pedro, California early Sunday morning.
Here is the SOLUTION.
With apologies to Ms. Witherspoon, Jeff Dunham, and the Powerpuff Girls:
Reese's Peanut Butter Cups.
(Reeses + Peanut +
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