Reed Hastings was inspired to start Netflix after a $40 late fee on a VHS copy of Apollo 13.
First off: check out these unbelievable photos of some vintage daredevils doing the craziest of stunts.
For those interested in the rise (and fall?) of the American newspaper, plus the question &q
In June of 1956, a 15-year-old named John Lennon started the band that was to eventually develop into "The Beatles." In August of 1962, Richard "Ringo Starr" Starkey officially joi
For someone who doesn't like to cook (and who rarely cooks), I sure own a lot of cookbooks; I love seeing all the different foods that can be made.
From the Department of "Did You Know?" Hummingbirds sing with their tails.
The Smithsonian tells the story of the Viking Saga, complete with maps! and flash!
While the author of the Book of Proverbs remains uncertain (most likely, King Solomon wrote it), its intent is not.
Electronic miniaturization means we have really small digital video cameras now, and people attach them to all kinds of things to get a POV (point of view) sequence.
"The English coffee house was crucial to the development and spread of ... The Englightenment, ...
This week we're running a series of posts by Matt Soniak about Abraham Lincoln's foray into forensic meteorology.
Filmmaking pre CGI was quite a different endeavor—one that often required giant sets and miniatures and old-school rigged effects. Think you know Hollywood productions?
When I was in sixth grade, a psychologist came into my English class and gave us a "learning styles" test.
Drunken Moose Hides Swing Set in Tree
A family in Storebro, Sweden arrived home one night to find evidence of a wildlife party.
"There's no telling what's inside a hot dog's skin," said Ray Kroc, "and our standard of quality just wouldn't permit that kind of item."