Janis Joplin left $2,500 in her will for her friends to "have a ball after I’m gone."
Star Wars holds up pretty well no matter what era you put it in. Oh yeah, I know "A long time ago..." but that's just the story.
Is your cat ever really safe enough?
The axolotl is a Mexican salamander with remarkable regenerative properties.
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They are among us, sneaking undetected among singers who sound as American as can be: Scandinavians!
Science is hard to understand. Thankfully, the Fake Science blog provides a series of easy to understand illustrated diagrams which break down all manner of scientific concept.
Earlier this month, Alan Francis won his 8th consecutive world horseshoes championship at the National Horseshoe Pitchers Association world tournament in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.
Every Friday, 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.
If getting to Mad Men yourself wasn't enough for you, then perhaps the Mad Men props being sold on eBay might offer you the experience to live your life in the sixties.
Burglar Holds Garage Sale at Victim's House
On June 17th, Greg Kemmis of Sarnia, Ontario was out of town when his home was broken into and robbed.
Welcome to the Friday Brain Game.
You might be surprised to find that Vikings were cleaner than the people they conquered and even kept their hair neatly cut. See more photographic evidence here.
One of the geekiest (and hence _flossiest) musicians out there is Brett Domino, the alter-ego of musician Rob J. Madin.
It's hard to say whether a photographic memory actually exists or not.
The book we're giving away today is Sacred Gifts, Profane Pleasures: A History of Tobacco and Chocolate in the Atlantic World.