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The Story Behind the Famous Arrow in the FedEx Logo

In our previous On the Origin of Success post about how FedEx founder gambled his last $5,000 in Las Vegas to stave off bankruptcy, we pointed out that the FedEx logo has the famous [...]

The Late Movies: Colonel Sherman T. Potter

By now, you’ve heard that actor Harry Morgan died on Wednesday at age 96. Morgan had over 150 acting credits, but his best known role was as the commanding officer of M*A*S*H 4077 in the hit TV series from 1975 to 1983. Colonel Potter, the fictional character, has his own biography at the M*A*S*H wiki. [...]

The Upper Hand

Aled Lewis is a professional illustrator (featured previously) who posts funny stuff on his Tumblr blog Aled Knows Best. One of his recurring themes is to pose toys to illustrate an unexpected punch line. This is only one of many that made me laugh! Link -via Nag on the Lake

Which Music Will My Cats Like?

What kind of music do cats like? This charming science fair display follows the scientific method of hypothesis, experimentation, resulting data, and conclusion. The student theorized that the cats would fall asleep to classical music. In this case, the conclusion is what I would call a punch line: “My hypothesis was wrong, because they did [...]