Reed Hastings was inspired to start Netflix after a $40 late fee on a VHS copy of Apollo 13.
Last week, eighth grader Sukanya Roy of South Abington Township, Pa., clinched one of the longest-running Scripps National Spelling Bees ever by rattling off the correct letters of "Cymotrichous&
Math Square #77 is the attraction for today's mentalfloss.com Brain Game. Good luck!
The nine white squares inside the main red grid should be filled with the digits 1 through 9.
During the past year, the school bus drove by Rain Price's house after picking him up at the bus stop.
This is the pearl of the weekend links for me this go-round: what do you do when your city is on a magazine's DOA list? You fight back!
I visit (lurk?) in a lot of online forums, where I have been exposed to the fantastic world of animated .gifs.
Courtroom sketch artist Shepard (in red) shows one of her drawings of the Martha Stewart trial to a reporter.
If you aren't a big name (or aren't a big name yet), the easiest way to generate cash for an actor or musician is to do ads. Commercials. Advertising.
Update V (Saturday, 10:08am): Ding ding ding!
It took 507 guesses, but we finally have a winner! At 3:36am, Kayla correctly picked $5.33.
The comedy world lost a legend last November when Leslie “Don’t Call Me Shirley” Nielsen passed away.
On Fridays, I post a series of unrelated questions meant to spark conversation in the comments. Answer one, answer all, respond to someone else's reply, whatever you want.
According to a statistic cited in the book The Psychopath Test: A Journey Through the Madness Industry, approximately 4% of business leaders fit the definition of a psychopath.
Want to see every Chewbacca appearance in the original Star Wars trilogy? Of course you do; you've got nothing better to do today.
CASSINI MISSION from cabbas on Vimeo.
Space mission footage can look a little dull and, well, scientific sometimes, but filmmaker Chris Abbas managed to imbue images captured by the Cassini mission
Man Shoots Store Over Crawfish
Larry Wayne Kelly of Ensley, Florida, found he could not buy crawfish from a seafood market on Sunday evening because they were out of stock.