Barry Manilow did not write his hit "I Write the Songs."
"Printing" technology has quietly evolved over the past few decades to allow users to create—on demand, from files—everything from gun parts to DNA.
In 1904, Elizabeth "Lizzie" Magie designed a board game to demonstrate the tragic effects of land-grabbing.
NASA says a space rock half the size of a football field will zip past us on Feb. 15
Combine Diet Coke and Mentos, and the result is explosive—Diet Coke shoots out of the bottle like a miniature, sticky Old Faithful.
At age 30, owner and president of West Coast burger chain In-N-Out Lynsi Torres is the youngest female billionaire in the country.
Installment #54: As fighting between the Balkan League and the Ottoman Empire resumed in February 1913, Europe seemed to be teetering on the edge of a much wider war.
Every country has place names that make you scratch your head and say, "What were they thinking?"
Stuck for suitable words to his tune, Clive Langer played it for his friend Elvis Costello. Within a few days, Costello had written a poetic and emotional lyric about the Falklands War.
If you step on a piece, it ruins your day. But in San Luis Obispo, California, it’s perfectly OK to chew a big hunk of chicle and stick it on the walls of Bubblegum Alley.