Google's founders were ready to sell to Excite for under $1 million in 1999. Excite turned them down.
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Director Jonathan Burhop produced this very short film featuring Howard Weamer. From Burhop's description:
Winters of My Life is a portrait of Howard Weamer.
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. Very casual.
Larry was a manager working out of a freight office near Atlanta.
The Wow-I-Feel-Old Number of the Day: Between them, the three Hanson brothers now have seven children.
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"Smart Clothing" technology is advancing at a rapid pace "“ leading to new garments that manage sweat and odor, burn calories, and even monitor vital signs.
Spider-Man creator Stan
I am one year older than juice boxes, and like a lot of Americans my age, I grew up drinking them.
There is music in words, a quiet and careful cadence that each author uses to create compelling works.
The book we're giving away today is 50 Women Artists You Should Know by Christiane Weidemann.
"There is considerable doubt, however, about whether Paterno will ever coach a full Big Ten schedule.
It was"¦ a lot of years ago today that we Cleopatra committed suicide via asp. So the story goes, anyway (see fact #9 for more on that possible myth).
If you have ever lived in California, you probably understand the true magic that is an animal-style In-N-Out double double.
Cyrus Teed was a bit of a kook. Born in 1839, he became an eclectic physician and established a laboratory in which he carried out alchemical and electrical experiments.
In 2010, New York City's Metropolitan Transit Authority announced that it would be rearranging some of its subway signs because they resembled a slightly naughty bit of internet slang.