Google's founders were ready to sell to Excite for under $1 million in 1999. Excite turned them down.
Traditional media is in trouble, if not dying out already.
"Three Ballerinas" is representative of the work of Japanese-French artist Tsuguharu Foujita (1886-1968), the only Japanese artist to be considered a member of the "School of Paris.&qu
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One of my best friends is having a baby in about"¦ oh"¦ five weeks. Give or take, you know how those things go.
Believe it or not, you can learn a lot from some successful moguls who just happen to be completely made up.
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While we've never been Boy Scouts, the story of how Robert Baden-Powell recruited and employed teenage boys to help the British fight a war is incredible.
Distant Shore ($0.99, iPhone/iPod Touch) is a profoundly weird application. Is it a game? Is it a chat client? Is it a kind of wish-maker? Well, it's all of these.
When much-reviled security firm Blackwater changed its name to Xe last week, it wasn't just cleverly attempting to squash criticism by tossing out a name nobody would know how to pronounce.
Tomorrow is Ash Wednesday, which begins Lent, the 40-day period of fasting and sacrifice practiced by many Christians before Easter.
I try to be conscientious about what I eat -- sort of.
Back in the 1970s,Â LED calculators weren't cheap. Salesmen worked hard to make pitchesÂ toÂ people whose jobs were math-related (like my dad, who was a land surveyor).
Take a peek at NASA's Constellation program, which will replace the space shuttle. The first test flight will be in July. (via Bad Astronomy Blog)
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Theresienstadt concentration camp, or TerezÃn as it was usually called, was an oddity, even by the Nazi's standards. They used it as transit camp, before carting people off to Auschwitz.