Reed Hastings was inspired to start Netflix after a $40 late fee on a VHS copy of Apollo 13.
Today's first archival tidbit comes from Scatterbrained:
Diamonds are forever, the saying goes—and now you can be a diamond forever, too.
Here's what the data from the NYSE looks like as 3-D art.
... except instead of making friends and scoring dates, Westerners with a little extra cash (and a philanthropic bent) meet needy third-worlders looking for low-interest microloans.
To celebrate the holidays, here are six "holiday" droodles for you to decipher.Â Answers appear below the break.
I'm currently traveling in Japan, and since I've subjected youÂ to seven Armchair Field Trips in the last two weeks, I think instead I'll let you see for yourselves what I've been
I've posted about clichÃ©s and hackneyed phrases before, but never seriously.
Fat, apparently, is in the eye of the beholder. If the beholder lives in the African nation of Mauritania, he's much more likely to believe that big is beautiful.
CNNMoney.com has some interesting Top 5 lists about America's cities. Here are topsÂ in each list:
Safest - Brick Township, NJ
Most Dangerous - St.
Today's tidbit comes from volume 5, issue 6:
Noted comic (and drunk) W. C.
Today's first archival tidbit comes from What's the Difference?
According to the Billiard Congress of America, during the Civil War billiard results often received wider coverage than war
Those rumors floating around the office lately about your job being on the line? Worrisome, sure, but easy enough to dismiss -- after all, they're only rumors.
It's Thursday folks, and you know what that means!
"As the crow
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