Atticus Finch's final speech in To Kill a Mockingbird was shot in one take.
Vanity Fair takes an in-depth look at pearls, the only precious gem manufactured by living beings.
A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away, no one had ever heard of a little movie called Star Wars.
Did you know you can watch full episodes of NOVA, PBS's science show, for free on YouTube? Yeah, it was news to me too.
If Goldilocks went furniture shopping, I'm guessing this seat would feel just right.
The horrifying crash of Air France flight 447 was still all too fresh in everyone's mind when Yemenia Airways flight 626 plunged into the Indian Ocean.
Today is the anniversary that Zachary Taylor died, just a year into his term and a few days after the Fourth of July festivities that may have been his undoing. The culprit? A bowl of cherries.
How do they measure the calorie content of food? When you lose weight, where does it go?
With Jay Leno filling NBC's 10:00 time slot every night next season, the days of Must See TV are almost certainly over. How much do you remember of NBC's previous Thursday night domination?
I tend to be a little superstitious. For instance, when I make changes to my files, I'll use normal, ascending nomenclature for each consecutive draft (e.g.
The only animals that can truly fly are birds, insects, and one type of mammal, which is of course the bat.
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14 Basic Skills All Men Should Possess. I am assuming they mean "men" as in mankind, since these are skills all women should have as well.
The story of prisoner F95488.
Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Ryan Dempster just hit the disabled list with a fractured big right toe he suffered while trying to hurdle the dugout railing to go celebrate a Cubs win.
If you enjoyed yesterday's post Richard Feynman Explains Trains, here are some more clips from the same interview -- from a 1983 BBC program called Fun to Imagine.
First up, Feynman explains w
Let's see if you can guess where some notable people earned their undergraduate degrees.