Orson Welles' last role was the voice of "Unicron" in the 1986 Transformers movie.
The Chronicle of Higher Ed doesn't publish all its material online, but when it does, it chooses doozies like this:
Jesus is Not a Republican
Okay, it doesn't have the same ring as "Juneteenth," but today isÂ also aÂ little-known holiday commemorating the freedom of black people historically oppressed by white people, the ind
Okay guys, I'll admit it, I'm getting into the World Cup!
Research on birds has shown that female canaries are more devoted to their young when they hearÂ Al GreenÂ -- er, aÂ "sexy" male serenade prior to reproduction:
Researchers discovered that
... comes courtesyÂ of theÂ brilliant interactive public radio show Open Source, which is focusing today on a subject it knows all too well: The Limits of Crowds.
LiveScience reports today on a Smart Pill in development that may be able to take various medical measurements inside the body and transmit those to a computer on the outside for analysis.
I'm always looking around for something interesting to drink (I think there's a word for that?), particularly in the hot,Â stickyÂ summer when my beloved Highland Park scotch loses some of i
Actually, I'm celebrating two birthdays today: My brother, Marc's, who's turning 36 (For he's a jolly good fellow...) and my favorite soundtrack album of all-time, the Beatles'
According to this month's Wired magazine, speed enthusiast and self-described "inventrapreneur" Brian Walker is planning on shooting himself into space (or at least 20 miles into the a
I thought it a good time to introduce one of my favorite Italian animators/cartoonists, Bruno Bozzetto.
The 330 lb giant tortoise whom experts believe Charles Darwin studied while on the Galapagos Islands, died at Australia Zoo this week.
Two quick facts from the article:Â
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Lifehacker had some fantastic footage a couple of days ago of aÂ Windows desktop thatÂ lets youÂ play withÂ your documents as if they were actual pieces of paper.
Talk about a buzzkill -- my boss just waltzed into the office wearing a fabulousÂ new top from a local vintage store, and instead of oohing-and-ahhing as was clearly expected, my co-worker said, "