Reed Hastings was inspired to start Netflix after a $40 late fee on a VHS copy of Apollo 13.
Our History of the World book was so popular, we decided to narrow it down a bit and concentrate on the U.S.
Without science, there would be no science fiction. Here are some stories of real life researchers whose work was the inspiration for literature and eventually the Hollywood
Baseball's regular season is winding down, and this year's tight pennant races are sure to generate quite a bit of excitement.
Thanks for playing the Tuesday Brain Game. In the following graphic, each of the 26 letters of the alphabet has been grouped into one of five rows.
Joe DiMaggio famously had a 56-game hitting streak.
The Open Road Wasn’t Quite Open to All.
If you're a fan of awkwardness and non sequiturs, you'll probably love Between Two Ferns, which is Zach Galafinakis' short-form interview show.
I'm a blogger, so I guess by default there's an aspect of my life (my work life, at least) which is super-public, like what you're reading right now.
On this day many years ago (1814, to be exact), Francis Scott Key saw the tattered remains of the American flag still blowing in the breeze after Fort McHenry had been bombarded by the British all nig
Michael Cera was the voice of Brother Bear in the early years of the latest Berenstain Bears series.
In 1913, Eleanor H. Porter published a young adult's book, Pollyanna, about a girl who finds the good in everything.
Reader Adam from Fairfax, Virginia, wrote in to ask, "How did the US states get their names?" This week, we'll be tackling the origins and meanings of the names, 10 states at a time.
Today's fun internet trick: YouTube Time Machine.
1. Madison Hobley
On January 6, 1987, Madison Hobley was awakened early in the morning by a blaring smoke alarm.
Famous composer Ludwig van Beethoven began to lose his hearing around the age of 25. By the time of his death, he was completely deaf.