In Japan, letting a sumo wrestler make your baby cry is considered good luck.
The LA Times recently delved into the history of the text message -- specifically, why text messages are limited to 160 characters.
It's almost Mother's Day, so of course everyone is talking about how great their moms are and what fabulous thing they can do to honor their moms.
On May 2, we announced a $50 challenge.
"¢ Though the origins of the doughnut are lost in history, the making of the modern doughnut can be traced back to World War I and the Salvation Army.
We've had fun with ridiculous videos here on the blog before (notably with this terrible music videos post), but I'm clearly not the only one out there trolling YouTube and my home video col
Yesterday, UK Home Secretary Jaqcui Smith released the names of 16 people who are banned from entering Britain on the grounds that they foster or promote hate and extremism.
Since George Washington nominated the first batch of justices, the Senate has confirmed all but 34 of 156 nominations.
John loves classic sitcoms, but he's particularly crazy about sitcom moms... although heÂ prefers certain ones over others. See, he likes Roseanne Conner, but he doesn't care for Peg Bundy.
Ed. note: If you missed our first post on New Amsterdam Records yesterday, be sure to check it out here.
What it's like to climb the last leg to the summit of Mt. Everest.
WebUrbanist has a gallery of early office computing scenes, complete with lots of punched cards, reel-to-reel tape, dumb terminals (with awesome Star Trek designs), and hot hot fashion.
Welcome to day two of our Late Movies experiment. Today we get in the Cinco de Mayo spirit!
First, Joanne Colan of Rocketboom gives us a brief history of the Mexican
Today's 5pm Quiz originally ran during last spring's heated primary season, when both John McCain (conservatism and age) and Barack Obama (idealism) were drawing comparisons to Ronald Reagan
I'm sure you've all heard of the uber-top-secret-this-message-will-self-destruct Skull and Bones society at Yale.
The Nazis had a number of nefarious plots for world domination and genocide, from occultism to the infamous Sun Cannon (a giant reflector that was designed to melt enemies in midair using the power of