Internet Solves Grandma's Secret Code 18 Years After Her Death

Earlier this week, Janna Holm posted images of a coded note card that her grandmother had created just before her death 18 years ago. Holm was certain that her grandmother, who died of cancer, was using these cards to communicate in some kind of secret code, but neither she nor her siblings could figure it out. When… » 1/25/14 1:00pm 1/25/14 1:00pm

Dilbert Creator Pretends to Be His Own Biggest Fan on Message Boards

Scott Adams, creator of the great comic strip Dilbert, is sort of a prick. He is a horrible boss, and recently penned a charming misogynist rant comparing women to children begging for candy. Now we learn he likes to bash critics on message boards under a pseudonym. » 4/15/11 4:34pm 4/15/11 4:34pm

She Blinded Me With Science...And Awesome Dance Moves

Hey, Scientists: need a way to explain your complicated thesis to others? Perhaps you should consider entering the "Dance Your Ph.D" contest, an annual challenge designed to give scientists the chance to express their thesis work through dance. This year's winners have just been announced, and include Sue Lynn Lau, a… » 11/30/08 3:00pm 11/30/08 3:00pm