Google's founders were ready to sell to Excite for under $1 million in 1999. Excite turned them down.
While it seems rude to heckle or boo a movie at the local cineplex, it’s actually somewhat common at the Cannes Film Festival, which kicks off today.
Beyond the border of an ordinary parking lot lies the most cutting-edge graveyard in the world … and a hands-on lab for cops and forensic anthropologists.
We could use a few extra hands around here.
John Green looks into the hobbies of successful people like Albert Einstein, Steve Jobs, and Dungeons & Dragons fan Tim Duncan.
A quarantine station, a dumping ground for plague victims, more recently a mental hospital -- the tiny island of Poveglia in the Venice Lagoon has served many unpleasant purposes over the years, but t
Americans recently added 'Little Women' by Louisa May Alcott to their top 10 favorite books. To welcome it to the list, here are some facts about this beloved children’s classic.
Scientists explain how we get those beautiful color photos from space.
As a successful writer of works for both children and adults, E.B. White received fan mail often. But even though he seemed to hate it, that didn't stop him from writing back.
Today’s rapid-fire special effects-laden spots don’t seem to have the memorability factor of yesteryear’s Clio winners.
Forget those sluggish tail-draggers you’ve seen plodding through old cartoons—in the real world, many dinosaurs lived fast and died young.
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