Reed Hastings was inspired to start Netflix after a $40 late fee on a VHS copy of Apollo 13.
As far as we can tell, the idea of counting sheep to get to sleep might go back to ancient shepherds, who had to literally count their sheep every night before turning in, to make sure they were all t
Today's Brain Game offers the initials of the titles of seven of the top 25 highest-grossing motion pictures released in the year 2000.
Prohibition was largely the work of one man: Wayne B. Wheeler.
Last week, after Texas Stadium was demolished, I emailed blog overlord Jason English to pitch this Late Movies about demolished stadiums.
Is there a kid out there who doesn't delight in the made-up words and fantastical worlds Roald Dahl created over the years?
Airing tonight as part of the PBS series Independent Lens, check out DIRT!
Do you remember the first time you saw a live model wear a brassiere on a television commercial? It might not have been as long ago as you think.
Today is Day Seven of Stacy Conradt's ten-day salute to our favorite children's books.
We've taken a look at strange clauses in baseball contracts before, but since the NFL draft is quickly approaching, we're about to be inundated with another round of sports contract terms.
How do you take knitting from grandma's sweater collection to the world of the surreal?
If you've ever owned a dollhouse, you know how fascinating tiny little recreations can be. However, the world is more than a family home!
In case you're not familiar with the Turnip, it's a whimsical Google search, wherein I type a random phrase and we see what kind of interesting pages "turn-up." As always with thi
It's time for the Tuesday Brain Game:Â Besides being six letters in length, what do these six-letter words all have in common?
ashore, budget, damage,
itself, option, teethe, zither Â
So someone leaves a phone on a bar, someone else picks it up and plays with it, and the next thing you know Gizmodo is taking it apart and declaring that this disguised iPhone is a test model of the n
A few weeks ago I did a post all about one of my favorite directors of film, commercial and music videos, Jonathan Glazer. This week I want to focus on another favorite, Mark Romanek.