Michael Jackson wanted to do a Harry Potter musical. J.K. Rowling said no.
Last year I did a massive, solo road-trip through the deserts of California and Nevada to take pictures for my Strange Geographies photo essay column (I know, it's been awhile since I wrote one .
The Once and Future Brain.
If you want to distract people from the gift underneath the wrapping paper, this Science Tape from UncommonGoods is just what you need.
3-2-1 Contact was an educational TV show that aired from 1980 to 1988.
It won’t be long before you’re totally sick of jingling bells, angels on high and drummer boys. But how about Wookiees?
Every week, Miss Kathleen provides links to a variety of stories about libraries, authors, and books.
Fans of Calvin & Hobbes will delight in this all-encompassing fan site – which includes among its many treasures a collection of rare art by the strip’s brilliant creator Bill Watterson.
Tonight at 9pm ET/PT: The MythBusters tackle, once and for all, the "Archimedes Solar Ray" myth!
If you missed our previous installments, check out A Short History of Long-Haired Music
As many of you know, I'm an old photo nerd. (By which I mean, I'm a nerd for old photos, not ...
The BCS pairings have been announced for this year’s football season, so here’s a question for you college football nuts: what NCAA school claims the most football national championships?
In each numbered entry below, repeating the same two-letter sequence in the first two blanks and the last two blanks of the entry will form a six-letter English word. Can you figure them all out?
The 25 Greatest Internet Memes of 2010.
The 2010 Grammy nominations were announced last week.
You may have heard that a batch of new $100 bills was recently misprinted (and if you haven’t, check out #1).