In Japan, letting a sumo wrestler make your baby cry is considered good luck.
If you've tried to get the H1N1 vaccine, then you may know just how hard it is to find a place that actually has the shots in stock and won't make you wait in line for hours.
Illustrator Christoph Niemann looks at the identification of leaves in a whole new way.
Tonight's season finale of Curb Your Enthusiasm doubled as a Seinfeld reunion show.
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There's a never ending supply of websites featuring pets doing silly, amazing, cute or preposterous things. Why? Because we obviously cannot get enough of them!
If you've never seen the classic short "Powers of Ten," I've got a treat for you.
If you have any connections to Egyptology or mummies at all (work in a museum? Have an archaeologist ancestor?), be careful on Sunday.
Fifty years ago this week, the world was introduced to Rocket "Rocky" J. Squirrel and Bullwinkle J. Moose.
Every Friday, I post a series of unrelated questions meant to spark conversation in the comments. Answer one, answer all, respond to someone else's reply, whatever you want. Very casual.
There are obscure holidays, and then there are really obscure holidays.
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Funnyman Eddie Murphy has been on the national stage for nearly 30 years now, so it's understandable that audiences think they know the comedian and actor inside and out.
Lost Man Drives 400 Miles to Get Newspaper
Eighty-one-year-old Eric Steward of Yass, New South Wales, Australia went out to get a morning paper on Wednesday.