Michael Jackson wanted to do a Harry Potter musical. J.K. Rowling said no.
I'm one of those music snobs that very rarely likes a cover song more than I like the original, especially when it comes to the Beatles.
Bill Gates is the world's third-richest person, and the driving force behind the vastly-endowed Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation -- which is concerned primarily with global health and educ
Thanks to all 6,467 of you who entered our $50,000 Tuition Giveaway. That number of entries exceeded all expectations.
1. In one of my previous jobs, I had the good fortune to interview a lot of potential employees. I say "good fortune" because this role gave me steady access to strange resumes.
Psychotic Episode is Performance Art
Art student Anna Odell of the University College of Arts, Crafts and Design in Sweden staged a suicide attempt and got herself admitted to the psychiatric ward of
The number seven isÂ known for beingÂ lucky, but not when it's attached to a Really, Really Bad Rebus. I'm a bit proud of this one, which may frighten some of you.
At the center of one of the world's worst man-made ecological disasters -- the now almost nonexistent Aral Sea, a dusty, forbidding graveyard for beached ships -- is one of the world's deadl
Academic Earth has thousands of video lectures from the world's top scholars. This is like attending Ivy League classes without that annoying tuition.
At the request of reader Lauren, today's "Feel Art Again" post features the famous—and infamous—grandson of Sigmund Freud, the 86-year-old British painter Lucian Fr
Today's book is Casino Confidential: A Pit Boss's Guide To Beating The House. Let's stick with the gambling theme and play a little roulette.
As a writer, I have definitely gotten my share of rejection letters. It's a bit disheartening, to be sure.
Throughout last year's election, Nate Silver ran a fascinating website called FiveThirtyEight, named after the number of electors in the United States electoral college.
In our tough economic climate, it's worth reminding ourselves that losing a job might not be the end of the world.
As you recall, we've started a new feature on this blog called No Small Tales. The idea is to publish one short story a month by and up-and-coming author.
In this third installment of Angels of Death, we'll take a look at several serial medical murderers you may have never heard of.