ABBA had to negotiate the rights to their name with a canned fish company.
The nine white squares inside the main red grid should be filled with the digits 1 through 9. Each digit should appear only once in this main grid (the red square).
Canadian attorney Charles Millar died a childless bachelor, but he left $568,106 to the woman who gave birth to the most children in Toronto in the 10 years following his 1928 death.
WikiLeaks gave 90,000 classified documents on the war in Afghanistan to the New York Times, The Guardian, and Der Spiegal.
Flossy Reader Joe's amazingly fun website Bad Cover Versions may make you run for cover (but laugh as you do).
Dating can be tough, but dating hipsters can be tougher.
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You guys give us lots of great story ideas—too many to answer them all. So I'm going to toss out some reader-submitted questions to the audience every now and again.
Bikes can be awkward to carry around and tie up when they're not in use, which has brought about things like the folding bike.
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Rob Lammle posted some great videos in an article called The Ultimate Superfans: Tribute Bands That Really Rock (you should read and watch if you haven't already).
Even the most famous people had to start somewhere; for people in the music industry, that means playing second-banana backup.
You may recall me mentioning the video talent contest sponsored by our friends at Reddit and Neatorama. Well, the 14 finalists have been chosen and voting has been happening all week.
Katharine Graham helmed The Washington Post from the 1960s through 1991, and under her steady, resolute leadership the paper was able to break huge stories like the Nixon White House's cover-up o
Look Around You is a British TV show, and my favorite kind of comedy -- a parody so subtle that it takes a few minutes and a sharp eye to realize it's not the real thing.