Janis Joplin left $2,500 in her will for her friends to "have a ball after I’m gone."
Today's Word Wrap keeps on with our tradition of bringing you the hippest, most happening new words being coined, as they're coined...
Pluto's no longer a planet, and people are pissed. Worth1000 is helping Plutophiles cope with a "Pluto Must Be Saved" Photoshop contest.
This week's contest has taught me two things about our readers: (a) You are funny. (b) You are smart.
Today is author Martin Amis' birthday (happy b-day, Martin!). And while I'd love to write something glorifying his life and times, I'm shamefully ignorant on the subject.
Reuters is reporting that five people were arrested in Donghai, China on Wednesday for organizing stripteases at funerals.
You see the darndest things while stuck in LA traffic -- like this bus ad.
If you thought the grilled cheese sandwich that bore Mary's profile (and then sold on e-Bay for $28,000) was out of this world, check out the best thing to hit sliced bread since, well, sliced br
Some time ago, I wrote about the Nobel Prize (highlights include the following trivia: 1.
The new New Scientist says gambling is just as addictive as the hardest drugs.
You're all probably aware by now of my penchant for writing poetry when prose will suffice.
When most women break a fingernail, it's an annoyance; for Lee Redmond it would be an identity crisis -- she's got the world's longest.
I swear this is the last photo I'm going to post today, but I saw this wolf-in-sheep's clothing costume (to make your vicious guard dog look like a poodle), and I simply couldn't resist
Just to keep on our Mini-theme today: two Pygmy Marmosets were born in a zoo in Sweden this week.
Not sure if you've caught this, but the math world is positively abuzz because a reclusive Russian math scholar named Grigori Perelman has turned down the so-called "Nobel Prize of Math.&quo
I'm not sure what the advantage to owning a wallet that looks like bacon is (unless you're using it to scare your very Orthodox mother), but for whatever reason there's now one that exi