At points in the 1990s, 50% of all CDs being produced worldwide were for AOL.
10 Highlights from Cricket's Strangest Matches
USA Today has launched a generation quiz that, it says, is more about cultural experiences than the year of your birth (although it picked the exact year of my birth so I suppose that also works!).
Since 2002, the film Minority Report has inspired computer geeks the world over.
Put 1,760 PlayStation 3 consoles together in a room and what do you get?
It's time for snowmen! And snow women, and animals, and pop culture icons ...anything you can make out of snow.
Unscramble the ten words in the list and place them into the 5 × 5 grid so that they link together. One letter is already provided to get you started.
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