The inventors of Bubble Wrap were originally trying to make plastic wallpaper.
Big news yesterday: Lynette "Squeaky" Fromme, Manson Family member and would-be assassin of Gerald Ford, has been paroled from prison after nearly 35 years of incarceration.
Long live sports promotions, those marketing brainstorms that gave us Ted Turner riding an ostrich around Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium and, on another occasion, pushing a baseball on hands and knees
You may have heard that Twitter, the popular social message-sharing service, was down for several hours this morning as it fell victim to a DDoS attack, or Distributed Denial of Service attack.
The economy is stagnant and many businesses are struggling to stay afloat, yet Netflix consistently shows a profit.
Ahh, the art of self-defense. Important to study, fun to laugh at. While we don't want to get defensive about our choices, this Top 10, is, of course, subjective.
Today's Brain Game involves good, old-fashioned six-sided dice. If you rollÂ a singleÂ die, you haveÂ the sameÂ chance of rolling a 1 as you do rolling a 2, 3, 4, 5, or 6.
Cats and music go together like Romeo and Juliet, rest and relaxation, or green eggs and ham. No one really knows why, but there they
The true story behind the Little House books.
Last week's Musicians and Their Awesome Sesame Street Appearances was a big hit, so I thought I'd follow up with a whole bunch more Sesame Street musical performances.
Last week, we declared that the Laurel Hill Hoboes had the best high school nickname/mascot/logo combination.
The British are known for their stiff upper lips "“ but also for their sense of the absurd.
Need a way to waste your afternoon instead of working? Why not play Infinite Mario Bros, an online Java-based Mario game made by a fan.
I'm a runner, sort of. I never was before a couple of years ago - I was always an elliptical in an air-conditioned gym kind of a girl.
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The Onion published this fantastic story back in May, but I'm re-posting it today in honor of the 3,245th spam email I've received from Classmates.com this year ("Who left 1 signature i