J.K. Rowling invented Quidditch in a pub.
Take a look at The World's First Artificial Heart. It looks mechanical almost to the point of steampunk, yet it did its job back in 1969.
A story of censorship in our schools.
The music business is a baffling vending machine. Kick it and yell, but it's not giving your dollar back. What's that squeaking noise and red blinking light? Do you smell smoke?
???1. Ochocinco meant well by printing a request for donations to a charity called Feed the Children on his new cereal, but people calling to hand over some money actually may have been “donating” to
The Pittsburgh Pirates just wrapped up their 18th consecutive losing season.
Most of us have plenty of books, and plenty that are worn, outdated or just no longer able to fit on the shelves.
Every year an alarming number of high school students decide to call it quits on their education.
Subliminal messages affect the subconscious mind.
Computer historian Jason Scott recently gave a talk at Defcon 18 about the history of software piracy.
I grew up on a farm. In addition to corn and soy, my family used to raise chickens and pigs and cows -- a few dozen chickens, a dozen pigs, maybe, and a handful of cows -- but that was years ago.
While it was a bold claim, “took the initiative in creating” is not the same as “invented.” The latter summons up images of Gore writing equations in a white lab coat, laying fiberoptic cable in a har
Alaska is so big you could fit 75 New Jerseys in it.
Related Fact: You could fit 546 Rhode Islands in Alaska, too.
Trick-or-treaters don't eat homemade Halloween treats anymore, which is a shame for imaginative chefs.
My second year of high school began in 1981. (Was that 29 years ago?
Why do people confess to crimes they didn’t commit? A dozen people in New York state alone have been exonerated by DNA evidence after they confessed to murder.
Medical professionals can choose from a wide variety of scrubs with different colors and patterns. So why are plain blue and green ones so