The inventors of Bubble Wrap were originally trying to make plastic wallpaper.
"A Visit from St. Nicholas" is one of the most parodied pieces ever written - more than 1,000 versions have been penned by professional writers and amateurs alike.
It was reported this week that the CIA's official WikiLeaks investigative unit is being called the WikiLeaks Task Force, or WTF.
If you’re a pop culture fan, then why not celebrate some of these alternative winter holidays next year?
Most people know that Washington D.C. is the capital of the United States; what they don’t know is what the heck a Georgetown Hoya is.
In my own geeky way, I find this festive. Here's a man performing the "Song of Healing" from the video game The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask...on wine glasses.
Winter holidays tend to be bigger, brighter, and louder than celebrations during the rest of the year because it's cold and dark, nothing is growing outside, and we need something to cheer us up.
A finger bone found in Siberia belonged not to a neanderthal, not to a human, but to a previously unknown close relative of both.
Every week, Miss Kathleen provides links to a variety of stories about libraries, authors, and books. If there's something fun going on in your local library, leave us a
Tonight: sketch comedy by Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein about Portland, Oregon.
Looking for a Bible that's a little more lenient? For $90,000, the Wicked Bible (AKA the Adulterous Bible and the Sinners' Bible) could yours.
Unless you've lived in the South Pacific or are a big fan of Terrence Malick's war epic The Thin Red Line, which featured a few of these songs, chances are you probably haven't heard a
Disney and co. went through dozens of names before deciding on the seven we know today.
If you're a geek of a certain age and inclination, you remember the Monster Manual -- a compendium of monsters for Dungeons & Dragons, including vital statistics (does the monster breathe
This past year, like every year, many celebrated and significant people left us – an eclectic group, from Alexander Haig to Gary Coleman, from Lynn Redgrave to J.D. Salinger.