Yawning is so contagious that it can spread to dogs and monkeys.
Whether it's Grauman's Chinese Theater or that iconic nine letter sign, Hollywood is rife with historical landmarks.
Old curmudgeons like me like to talk about how much freedom children had when we were young.
The list of the world's independent nations (or "sovereign states," if you'd rather) includes 193 countries.
A profile of Sgt. Kimberly Denise Munley, the hero of the Ft. Hood shooting. "She had the training; she knew what to do.
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Since the dawn of time, people have found nifty ways to clean up after the bathroom act. But the idea of a commercial product designed solely to wipe one's bum?
From the Annals of Too Much Time: An incredible movie mashup that creates a song (that rhymes! with a beat!) from bits of dialogue spanning TV and movies from the '20s onward.
I hate the end of Daylight Saving Time.
He'll sell you a vowel or sympathize when you go bankrupt, but how well do you know Wheel of Fortune host Pat Sajak?
Over 400 celebrities have guest starred on Sesame Street, including actors, musicians, writers, politicians and athletes.
"Probably the most important trivia night that week."
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.