Michael Jackson wanted to do a Harry Potter musical. J.K. Rowling said no.
Last spring, a friend and I took a trip to Australia and Vanuatu.
What if William Shakespeare wrote The Big Lebowski? It would be just as funny, just a little more highbrow.
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It's Elvis' 75th birthday! I'm sure he's out there celebrating somewhere with a Fool's Gold sandwich.
by Alisson Clark
Sure, they did their fair share of burning and looting. But who knew pirates were ahead of our Founding Fathers when it came to good
In a world where digital cameras can be cheaper than a fancy dinner, a lot of people take realistic art for granted.
In December, I came across The Last Living American Veteran of WWI, an interview with Frank Buckles, the eponymous veteran.
1. The $100 is the highest value bill in circulation in the United States.
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.
You don't earn a nickname like "Mr. Las Vegas" without leading a pretty interesting life.
Escaping Prisoner Becomes Stuck
42-year-old Roberto Carrillo didn't want to be in jail for New Years Eve.
By changing one letter at a time to form new words, and leaving all other letters in their original positions, convert the word PASS into the word PLAY in seven (or fewer) steps.
Also known as chromakey (or bluescreen), it used to be something that was reserved mainly for high-flying, blockbuster effects films.