A psychology professor at Bennington College thinks terms like "nerd" and "geek" are damaging, like racial epithets, and need to be banned. Ironically, Dr. David Anderegg is also the author of a book called Nerds: who they are and why we need more of them.
French physician Paul Nogier (1908-1996) is considered to be a pioneer of auriculotherapy, a modern form of acupuncture in which the human ear maps to the entire body. In 1957, Nogier suggested that the ear not only resembles an inverted fetus but that parts of it have a point-to-point relationship to the corresponding larger part… READ THE REST
This image of a strange creature has been making the rounds on the weird Web for a couple weeks. It was purportedly taken just outside the Amarillo Zoo. Now, the City of Amarillo wants answers. "We just want to let the Amarillo community have some fun with this," said City of Amarillo (COA) Director of… READ THE REST
Someone noticed a curious tiny humanoid creature make a quick appearance in their home surveillance video, seen above. Look closely at the bottom right side of the image at around the five second mark. There's been some debate online whether the creature is Cousin Itt or a western spotted skunk doing its trademark handstand (as… READ THE REST
Whether you have your own cookie business or run a celebrity gossip blog, having an unimpressive landing page can really slow things down. Sure, hiring a professional developer to create a website would be awesome, but their rates can be pretty steep, and that's not something you want to budget for these days. Just because… READ THE REST
How much of your Mac's storage space is actually stuff you use? Odds are good a significant portion of your hard drive is filled with untouched downloads, duplicate files, and apps you forgot existed. You may not have noticed it, but the gradual slowing of your computer could be due to all those files just sitting… READ THE REST
Personal hygiene is an essential part of self-care. Keeping your body clean and well-groomed not only makes you more pleasurable around, but it can actually help to keep you from getting sick. There are some interesting and downright bizarre products around to help with your personal hygiene, and perhaps none are more beneficial than an update to the time-honored… READ THE REST