Thomas Jefferson wrote parts of the Declaration of Independence in a Philadelphia tavern.
In the nearly 75 years since it was first released by Parker Brothers, Monopoly has inspired hundreds of spinoffs.
I couldn'tÂ determine the original source of today's math puzzle chestnut; I've seen it in a few places, so suffice to say that it's several years old.
Yesterday, we studied the origins of certain sitcom theme songs.
Everyone's been around that one annoying guy spoiling your favorite movie by mouthing backhanded digs to his date in the vain hope of impressing her in a dark theater.
Growing up in Florida, I had a weird allergy: the sun. Walking outside, coming from from a typically cool, dark indoor place, I'd invariably sneeze -- sometimes twice.
It was 60 years ago -June 8, 1949- that the FBI named a slew of celebrities as members of the Communist Party.
Tuesday night, in a scene that could not have been more dramatic had it been scripted, Rail Maritime and Transport union boss Bob Crow walked out of talks with Transport for London and city officials.
Their fans get up at the crack of dawn and drive, sometimes hundreds of miles, to empty fields where they put on an army uniform, pick up a bayonet, and faithfully reenact battles from the Revolutiona
Last month we featured Dropping Bombs, a quiz celebrating (sometimes) terrible movies and the wonderful reviews that accompanied them.
People have been making musical sounds with their mouths for thousands of years: it's thought that the ancient Indians and Chinese did it, and people in Africa have traditionally used stomping, c
"The idea of a park on a railbed in the sky can be a little hard to get your head around, especially if your only vantage point is looking up from street level at its rusted, pigeon-shit-scarred
Tom's a carpenter from the Bay Area of California. His dad and uncle are carpenters, too. In today's Brain Game, we reveal threeÂ thingsÂ that Tom likes, along with threeÂ he dislikes.
In 2007, Mark Ontkush, the brain behind ecoIron, wrote an interesting post suggesting that Google could save tens of thousands a year, along with hundreds of Megawatt-hours a year, if they changed the
If I told you an upcoming exhibit at the Museum of Modern Art would include severed heads from Mars Attacks, would you believe me?
I love optical illusions and weird visual tricks. So I've collect some fun ones here, for your Late Movies enjoyment!