M&M’s stands for “Mars & Murrie’s,” the last names of the candy’s founders.
It was 140 years ago yesterday "“ May 10, 1869 "“ that "The Last Spike" was driven into America's first transcontinental railroad.
You hear it bandied about all the time -- such-and-such celebrity is an "A-lister," or an actor you recognize from a minor role or two might reside on the "D-list." But did you kn
Last month, two members of the Washington Nationals took to the field without noticing their team name was misspelled on their jerseys.
The eleventh Star Trek feature film, named simply Star Trek, opened over the weekend to rave reviews.
Changing one letter at a time to create new words - and leaving the other letters in their original spots - can you change the word GRASP to the word FLOSS in onlyÂ four steps?
Before I even get into the subject, let me just state up front: I know there are plenty of other songs that are usually played back-to-back on the radio. These are just some of my favorites.
President Obama and comedian Wanda Sykes both had plenty of fun to poke at everyone at the annual White House Correspondents Association dinner Saturday night.
The Maldives is an island nation in
Mothers come in all shapes, forms, classifications, and species.
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Criss Angel walks through glass, and someone on the internet offers an explanation of how.
Extra! Extra! Read all about it: Spiders are getting bigger! (May cause anxiety for arachnophobes).
To all the moms in the audience, I wish you a very happy Mothers' Day!
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Sitcoms taught me a lot about the working world. Dr. Jason Seaver (Growing Pains) proved that working from home was an option.
It's old news by now that Stephen Colbert now has a beetle named after him the Agaporomorphus colberti.
Extended family members always seem to figure more prominently in TV-land than in real life; in this first part of an occasional series, we take a look at some of the more memorable uncles who have gr