Janis Joplin left $2,500 in her will for her friends to "have a ball after I’m gone."
When I used to work for Leonard Bernstein's estate, one thing that came up often was the mispronunciation of his surname.
Today's Brain Game involves one of the most popular betting card games in the world: blackjack.Â Under blackjack scoring rules, numbered cards equal their value, face cards are worth 10, and an
Would you ever consider giving marijuana to your nine-year-old? What if the child was violent, in pain, ate fabric, and had tried every other drug available? Here's the followup.
Reader Paul A.
In motion picture terminology, a tracking shot is a single continuous shot made with a camera moving along the ground, following the movements of the subject. Why this topic?
Ever since I can remember, I have been a confirmed gummy bear addict.
So it's Tuesday afternoon, you're wondering what to watch in your cubicle as you slowly recover from a stupendous food coma caused by terrible decisions at lunch.
WebUrbanist recently ran a fantastic piece on upcycled dumpsters and their wide array of uses.
As high school seniors across the country are hard at work on their college applications, let's take a look at some of the stranger questions those wacky admissions officers have
In case you're not familiar with the Turnip, it's a whimsical Google search, wherein I type a random phrase and we see what kind of interesting pages "turn-up." As always with thi
Last week's announcement that President Barack Obama had won the Nobel Peace Prize raised eyebrows around the world.
This article was originally posted in October 2007.
The use of the word "epic" in the title could mean any of its uses, possibly "awesome," could be "larger than life,&qu
Welcome to today's Brain Game. By correctly unscrambling each of the following five phrases, you can find the names of five European nations and their capital cities. Good luck:
An interview with Frank Warren, the webmaster behind PostSecret. And an opportunity to win a copy of his new book.
Twilight: The Musical is a parody of the Stephanie Meyer novel and movie.
I love a good b-movie monster -- the cheesier the better -- and thought I'd share some trailers for my favorites.