Every film John Cazale appeared in was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Picture.
The news about the economy continues to be glum, which makes you wonder if any industry or business could possibly be doing well in such a crummy financial climate.
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No Small Tales continues today with a heartbreaking story by author Chellis Ying. Set on the small island of Saipan, part of a U.S.
This week we're lucky to have guest blogger Courtney Humphries blogging with us.
Worms are pretty odd compared to creatures we are more familiar with. Within that already weird group, some worms are weirder than others.
There are many strange subgenres in the increasingly vast world of videogames. One of the strangest -- and oldest -- has to be the fast food video game.
I was 27 when I got married, and it's probably a good thing that I waited.Â I often wonder howÂ anyone younger than that manages to pull it off successfully, butÂ many do.
The Ten Most Interesting Jack The Ripper Suspects. It reads like a list of the most eccentric people of the era. (via Gorilla Mask)
Scientists think they have found the birthplace of Zeus.
The English language is rich with words and phrases derived from other languages, such as Anglo-Saxon and Latin.Â Â Many terms also come from Greek and Roman mythology.
So who watched the Grammys last night? Were you underwhelmed? I kind of was.
The web is great for lots of things: videos of pets doing unusual things, breaking news about something Christian Bale said a long time ago, and even, you know, news and learning and stuff.
A few of us writers here at the _floss have been exploring Twitter to see if it's a worthwhile tool for us to use with the blog. The answer: we don't know.
Scratch and sniff was born of the noble endeavor of making copies.
How cool is it to sit in a levitating chair? The British company Hoverit has a lounge chair that hangs in the air with no visible means of support. True, you see
The horror stories are everything you secretly dread when checking in to an anonymous motel along the interstate, but are too nervous to verify: peek under the pillow and you just might find someone e