Michael Jackson wanted to do a Harry Potter musical. J.K. Rowling said no.
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Wilt Chamberlain. The mere mention of the Big Dipper's name evokes images of hoops dominance and romantic impossibilities.
Wade Davis is a National Geographic Explorer-in-Residence (an awesome-sounding job that I kinda want) and an anthropologist.
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My wife and I were talking about all the high-profile celebrity deaths of late, when she mentioned one I somehow hadn't heard about: Jeff Goldblum.
There's something exciting about unwrapping a new CD. The sense of anticipation, the smell of the packaging, the struggle with the sticky, impossible-to-open white anti-theft strip.
1. With Ed McMahon, Farrah Fawcett and MIchael Jackson passing away this week, I've heard dozens of references to the irrefutable "deaths happen in threes" rule.
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Quick, name a Japanese sport! Well, you probably said "sumo" because you've already read the headline of this article.
Well, it's been a wild week.
This optical illusion stumped me until I got to see the closeup.
He called himself the King of Pop, Fred Astaire called him "a hell of a dancer," Quincy Jones called him "Smelly," and his fans called him "amazing." Michael Jackson died