Johnny Cash’s “A Boy Named Sue” was written by Shel Silverstein.
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Today's topic is business. Mangesh has drawn one company's logo on our whiteboard. How prescient are you?
Due to overwhelming demand, "best comments ever" is back, and "evar" is now spelled "ever." ("Evar!" is the excited Valley Girl pronunciation of "ever,&qu
'Feel Art Again' debuted in September and quickly became a reader favorite.
2spare has a list of the top 87 bad predictions about the future, serving as a sort of catalog for the short-sighted.
Coin and stamp collections are tired, didn't you know? What's wired in the world of collecting? I'll let you know by taking a look at a few categories over the next month or so.
According to Wikipedia, a flowchart is a "schematic representation of an algorithm or a process.
Google is everywhere, even at your gas station. Thousands of gas pumps will soon be able to give motorists directions.
Scientists Create Genetically Engineered Supermice.
The people behind the sunny pair of Hostel movies (the sequel being the movie I wish I'd never seen) claim inspiration from an urban legend that in some awful corners of the world, there exist se
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Even if you've seen each episode 1,762 times, I Love Lucy fans still delight in "I didn't know that!" and "Did you notice that"¦?" moments.
If mental_floss were a TV show instead of a magazine and website, I might not be writing this right now.
Know what makes mental_floss a great blog? You commenters out there! No joke: these posts take on a life of their own when the comments start flowing.
What happens when you take popular commercials of the 80's -- ads for The Clapper, My Buddy, and Sure Solid -- and turn them into a video collage? Sheer mayhem.
Let's take a look back at the fun, the fascinating, the smart, the courageous, and the flossy of this day, November 7, in