Janis Joplin left $2,500 in her will for her friends to "have a ball after I’m gone."
Comedy stars have asked for some strange things before their shows.
Released in 1978, a socialist alternative to Monopoly sold over 200,000 copies and was translated into multiple languages.
As the comet Swift-Tuttle sweeps around the sun, it leaves a trail of icy meteoroids in its wake. The result? An August full of shooting stars.
Tractor beams have long been a science fiction fantasy—a magical force that attracts objects from a distance, like an alien’s spaceship sucking up its earthling specimens. We're getting there.
Christopher Reeve presents his former Juilliard roommate Robin Williams a People's Choice Award in 1979.
For history buffs who won't settle for a trip to the museum or a good book, the Internet offers a treasure trove of artifacts you can own—if you've got significant money to spend.
Russian artist Svetlana Petrova routinely adds a twist to classic paintings by including her orange tabby, Zarathustra. But felines are no strangers to fine art.