Janis Joplin left $2,500 in her will for her friends to "have a ball after I’m gone."
I've been looking into hospital hygiene for a freelance article I'm working on, and this article from the Times magazine had a doozy of a historical anecdote on the topic.
Oh, how I chortled when I read this submission to our Reduce Idiocy campaign!
This week we bring you another mad (and by "mad," we mean "brilliant") scientist who turned up in the research for our upcoming cover story on "The Future" -- Amy Smith,
A couple weeks back we gave you some tips for saving money at the pump in our IQ-tips, mentioning Gasbuddy.com as the best website to find the best prices in your town.
Don't ask me why, but I
Earlier this month, our YouTube Hunter found some riveting rock-paper-scissors footage.
Reader Maddy nominated a classmate as today's example of what not to say when trying to impress science buffs (or for that matter, anyone else):
From the mewling spastic who sits in front of m
My friend Fred just wrote a story about a bill stiffening the penalties for animal fighting that made me want to taunt the opposing Congressmen a la Spaceballs: "What's the matter, sir?
My alma mater made the news last week when Star Wars impresario and fellow graduate George Lucas gifted it -- the USC school of Cinema -- a whopping $175 million.
You've probably heard of the Sports Illustrated Curse, which hangs over the heads of many pro athletes featured on the mag's cover -- but if you aren't completely obsessed with sports-r
The Cellar's Image of the Day has another pic I simply had to share with you guys.
This article on 20 Things You Didn't Know About Death (woo hoo!
Dog ownership has taught me many lessons, most of them profound. But not all of them.
Soon after we brought Bailey home, I started to notice a distinct popcorn aroma.
What's the coolest thing about the Internet? Ask ten people and you're likely to get ten different answers.
Speaking of strange art happenings, I saw this on CNN, and was kind of amazed/disturbed.
While I can't claim to understand the technology, CNN is reporting that French and Canadian art experts have uncovered the reason for the Mona Lisa's half-smile"¦ apparently, she'd