Wilford Brimley was Howard Hughes' bodyguard.
It's official "“ at 4,032 pages, all resting on a spine over a foot thick, the world's thickest book is The Complete Miss Marple.
I realize this is a pretty morbid subject, but when I was researching the Statue of Liberty for Monday's article I came across a list of people who have jumped off of Lady Liberty.
Discover Magazine's Cosmic Variance blog brings us Rules for Time Travelers, a set of eleven rules that help to explain (or contradict) various time-travel scenarios in pop culture.
Our growing posse hit 4,000 last night. I'd like to see us get over 5,000 by the end of the month.
In 1853, with the California Gold Rush in full swing, a 24-year-old German-Jewish immigrant named Levi Strauss arrived in San Francisco.
What makes a building scary? Its design has something to do with it, certainly.
"¢ Butter has enjoyed a long history all over the world, from Middle Age Parisians being denied the coloration of butter (in the case of it not being yellow enough) to American Pioneers multi-tas
Like some of you, I first saw thisÂ three or fourÂ years ago on the Internet, but it's worthÂ a spot in the Brain Game libraryÂ (andÂ should fascinate those of youÂ that missed it the first time
It's no secret that the camera business has been good to Jews, especially in New York City, where many religious Jews own and operate some of the biggest photo stores in the world, like B&H.
40 years ago, the Apollo X lunar mission crew named its modules Charlie Brown and Snoopy. Charles Schultz considered his NASA connection one of the highlights of his life.
Advanced Cat Yodeling.
On Friday, Jasper Johns celebrated his 79th birthday.
Some directors can't seem to get their point across in two full hours.
Last week, I took a look at 10 Great American Animal Races. Today, I provide the video footage.
We'll start with Camel Racing. All the fun without the tar and
Anyone can pick out Spanish from French, or German from Italian. But what about Mandarin from Thai, or Danish from Norwegian? Turn up those speakers and let's find out!
With the millions of patents out there, there are bound to be a few nutso ones, right? Or maybe a LOT of them. Here are 10 of the more curious patents out there.