Google's founders were ready to sell to Excite for under $1 million in 1999. Excite turned them down.
Here is yet another amazing tale to give hope to anyone who watches Antiques Roadshow and dreams that a seemingly worthless item might be a priceless relic.
In today's bit of absurd comedy awesomeness, comedians Rob Brydon and Steve Coogan present dueling Michael Caine impersonations.
• According to the Oxford English Dictionary: Chowder comes from the French, chaudiere, meaning pot.
There's been a lot of talk lately about the future of the Web.
Last month I wrote about Abandoned Psych Wards Photographers Love Sneaking Into, and mentioned that my buddy Martino is one of my favorite urban explorer photographers.
Have you ever wondered what place Morse Code has in our modern society? While this means of communication is largely ignored these days, it still survives in some of the strangest ways.
A friend's daughter asked me to put together a Harry Potter puzzle to coincide with the opening of the seventh film in the series, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part One.
The Landsat 5 and Landsat 7 satellites are sending back images of Earth in false color.
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After Tom Hanks and Robert Loggia played "Heart and Soul" and "Chopsticks" on FAO Schwarz's giant piano in Big, the instrument became a New York landmark.
With the first half of Deathly Hallows coming out this week, I bet there are lots of Potterphiles out there who already have their tickets for the midnight showing.
Looking for a good way to advertise your business? Why not shape your headquarters like what you sell or offer?
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 this
This week, Keith Law is taking us though the evolution of board games. If you missed yesterday's installment, you might want to read that