Reed Hastings was inspired to start Netflix after a $40 late fee on a VHS copy of Apollo 13.
It's still early in the Major League Baseball season, but some teams have already been ravaged by injuries.
While the horse racing world is all abuzz over Rachel Alexandra, the amazing three-year-old filly who recently beat Kentucky Derby winner Mine that Bird (along with a field full of other colts) in the
It was recently announced that as of July 4, 2009, tourists (and non-tourists, I suppose) will once again be able to perch in the Statue of Liberty's crown to gaze out across the land.
If you've been using the web in the last decade, you're likely aware of All your base are belong to us, a strange meme in which poorly translated video game dialogue led to a comedy wildfire
It's an ancient north Indian fighting style that nearly died out in the 19th century, after the British Raj outlawed it and other indigenous martial arts.
At the turn of the last century, there were only two psychedelic compounds known to man: cannabis and mescaline (which is what makes peyote so popular with shamans and hippies).
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Martha Mason of Lattimore, North Carolina, recently passed away at the age of 71. What makes her obituary different than the thousands of others that appear in newspapers each day?
The Spira foam car is a the brainchild of Lon Ballard, who began the project by looking for ways to incorporate vehicle safety technology for pedestrians, bicyclists, and motorcycle riders as well as
If today's offering seems like a trivia question, it is. But the circumstances surrounding it are astounding (at least to me).
Live Web cams have changed in the last couple years.
How an economics reporter for the New York Times became a typical victim of the mortgage crisis.
We're very excited about this year's crop of summer interns, who will be clocking in for the first time on June 1st. Here's a little bit about our new
After the recent announcement that Chrysler would be going into bankruptcy, the discontinuation of the Pontiac line, and the imminent demise of GM's Saturn, let's take a look back at some ot