M&M’s stands for “Mars & Murrie’s,” the last names of the candy’s founders.
The news that quadruple amputee Philippe Croizon swam the English Channel over the weekend reminded me of so many people I've written about, that I had to look in my files and bring you another i
Last week we asked you to give us a few of your favorite surprising identities behind cartoon voiceovers.
The Really, Really Bad Rebus in today's Brain Game may indeed be the worst I've ever done. I know I've said that before, but... well, you'll see.
The total number of humans born since 50,000 BC is estimated at 105.7 billion.
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C-SPAN can be pretty boring, unless you're watching Jon Stewart narrate the highlights. Personally, if I have to watch Congress on TV I much prefer O-SPAN, which is The Onion's coverage.
As a new mom, I’m a fan of caffeine. I mean, I liked it before. But now it’s a godsend. I prefer my caffeine in the normal formats, though – Diet Coke, lattes, most forms of chocolate.
Reader Brian writes in to ask "Why can you stay on a bicycle when moving, but not when it's standing still?"
Think of something like a table or a couch.
The same year that saw the invention of the atomic bomb also gave the world another hot device: the microwave oven.
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