Reed Hastings was inspired to start Netflix after a $40 late fee on a VHS copy of Apollo 13.
For those celebrating Easter this weekend and still wondering what eggs and bunnies and bonnets have to do with it, you’ll want to check out Buzzfeed’s rundown of the Origins of Modern Easter Traditio
In case you weren't obsessively refreshing mentalfloss.com all week, here's what you
If you weren't invited to the Royal Wedding but still want to celebrate and you love jelly donuts, Dunkin Donuts has just the thing for you.
Over at our friend Ray William Johnson's new Web site, you can win $100 cash if you can find the secret, hidden question.
While the illegal replication and distribution of media is extremely prevalent these days, video game creators have decided they’re not gonna take it anymore.
Every week, Miss Kathleen provides links to a variety of stories about libraries, authors, and books. If there's something fun going on in your local library, leave us a
Now that we are into a holiday weekend, let's take a look at some of the goofier videos that celebrate the secular side of Easter.
Easter time is upon us all and whether or not you celebrate, you can still appreciate the artistry that goes into many Easter eggs.
Ask someone what his or her favorite parody movie is and you'll hear Blazing Saddles, Airplane!, or some other classic of the genre.
You probably know Jonas Salk as the man behind the polio vaccine. You may not know about his scientific rivalries, love life, and non-polio projects, though.
For five years, I lived ten blocks from my office -- my apartment and the office were both on Main Street, just a short walk from each other.
The May issue of The Atlantic features a fascinating article on how creative minds begin to imagine works of art.
As civil war rages in Libya, many observers are calling for Qaddafi to step down and go into exile.
On Fridays, I post a series of unrelated questions meant to spark conversation in the comments. As we head into the holiday weekend, I've plucked a few topics from the archives. Happy