Reed Hastings was inspired to start Netflix after a $40 late fee on a VHS copy of Apollo 13.
A colleague asks, "What's the deal with the barber pole? Does it represent anything, or is it just a flashy pole that some early haircutter stuck
If you woke up one day and decided to write a series of letters to famous people, while pretending to be a ten year-old child, do you think anyone would write back?
Bill Geerhart decided to try thi
Some in the media have argued that The National Enquirer deserves Pulitzer Prize consideration for its investigative work into politician John Edwards' affair with Rielle Hunter.
Like Venn diagrams and flowcharts, the periodic table of elements gives us a geeky form in which to sort and convey all kinds of information.
Today's Brain GameÂ offers five Mad Gab-like movie clues; phrases which, when spoken aloud, sound similar to the titles of certain motion pictures.
Photographer Jim LoScalzo went to rediscover the lost coal mining towns of Appalachia, but instead of just taking pictures, he shot video.
Scientists say they've identified a new human ancestor. The unnamed hominid species roamed as far as Siberia and may have coexisted with Neaderthals and humans.
Did you ever take one of our quizzes and think to yourself, "Jeez, I could come up with something better"? Well, now's your chance!
Here's a shocker: Mike Rowe, the wisecracking host of Discovery's Dirty Jobs, was a host on the home shopping channel QVC in the early 90's.
These authors are all geniuses just based on their works alone.
If you're into the whole Twitter thing, consider adding some fun facts to your feed.
Don't be embarrassed about belting out Lady Gaga or Stevie Wonder tunes in the shower—it's good for your health. Singing strengthens vocal cords and neck and mouth muscles.
Douglas Adams, author of The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (among other awesome stuff) was an environmental activist particularly concerned with endangered species (read more about his work on
"¢ Cheesecake may have been around since ancient Greece, where Cato wrote recipes for religious use using placenta (er ...) that was later substituted with soft cheese, which was eventually devel
Most of you are probably familiar with the mudflap girl, seen in this photo