Before he wrote Jaws, Peter Benchley was a speechwriter for LBJ.
In his new show, Going Deep, artisanal pencil sharpener David Rees explores how to tie shoes, flip coins, dig holes, and perform other quotidian tasks with care and sophistication.
We now have the processing power, and mountains of language data, to automate all kinds of useful language tasks, from translation to reading messy handwriting.
Because the Internet can be such a cold and mean place, I think it's necessary to remind ourselves every now and then that people have feelings.
This week's new comics include a comic about exploring the afterlife with Ernest Hemingway and an office place comedy with funny animals.
Trained professionals do this. Not you.
What’s in Mel’s Mini Mini Mart? One mini wonderfilled thing: OREO Minis.
Dr. Aaron Carroll debunks some common myths about sex.
A number of the American brewing industry's pioneers led fairly colorful lives before and after getting their surnames emblazoned on cans and tap handles.
People will crowdfund anything these days.
Reader Christopher from North Carolina wrote in to ask, “How do outdoor vending machines keep beverages from freezing in cold weather?”
Move over, Big Bird. There’s a new feathered giant in town, and this one can actually fly.