J.K. Rowling invented Quidditch in a pub.
A collection of photos of one family in eastern Kentucky. And the few that were chosen for a magazine slide show. No sensationalism here, nosiree!
The Terrible Thing of Alpha Nine!
As you probably know, everybody's favorite sidekick passed away today at the age of 86.
Whether you love him or hate him, Richard Nixon is easily one of the most complex and fascinating characters we seem to tackle.
Phil Spector shocked the world last week - not when he was found guilty of murder, but when he appeared in his prison photo without his wig.
Ray Bradbury is trying to save his local library.
Heading to the beach this summer? You can't lounge around on the sand without a book, so it's time to hit the bestseller list for a paperback that can get a little wet and sandy.
There's a lot of horrible, terrible, no good, very bad news out there.
Designer Kyle Bean's portfolio is really fun to look through. I saw these cellphone nesting dolls on Boingboing's excellent Gadget site, and realized I had to share them.
While the protests in Iran continue to rage on, it might help to gain a bit of perspective on the country's leadership.
More people than you realize have some condition that makes their physical bodies different from the majority.
The astronomy that's been making headlines recently is all deep-space stuff -- the search for planets like our own orbiting distant suns in galaxies most of us have never heard of.
Logic puzzle aficionadosÂ may be able toÂ solve this one in their heads; the rest of usÂ may need pencil and paper (or at least an open spreadsheet).
7 Man-Made Substances that Laugh in the Face of Physics.
In film school, it's a lesson they try to hammer into you early and often: using voiceover in your movies is bad form. It's a lazy way to tell a story. It's undramatic.
After seeing this hilarious book-bound print out of Wikipedia, I decided to check out the artist's homepage. I wasn't disappointed.