Reed Hastings was inspired to start Netflix after a $40 late fee on a VHS copy of Apollo 13.
The Vancouver Organizing Committee has managed to keep the identity of the person who will light the Olympic cauldron during today's opening ceremonies under wraps.
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.
George Plimpton had an interesting niche in American letters.
Man Steals Ambulance with Patient Inside
Police in Madison, Wisconsin say a drunken man got into an ambulance in the parking lot of a ski resort and drove off Monday night.
It's been far too long since we offered a logic puzzle for theÂ Brain Game, so let's correct that today.
A buddy of mine from film school, Jacob Hatley, has spent the last few years directing a documentary about Levon Helm, and after a crazy amount of polishing and editing and reshoots, it finally premie
The Olympic Torch arrives in Vancouver tonight for the opening ceremonies.
The Winter Olympics are supposed to be a shining beacon of sportsmanship and goodwill, but things don't always work out that way.
The people have spoken! More than 1,000 of you cast a vote and the two winning captions appear below. Congrats to Niki and Randy!
In case you haven't noticed, Valentine's Day is Sunday.
For as long as people could write, it seems, the more romantic and less self-conscious have been penning love letters.
Fans of the Discovery Channel show Deadliest Catch are in mourning, after learning that Captain Phil Harris died on February 9. He suffered a stroke while unloading his boat, the Cornelia Marie.
Duke basketball fans might argue that a big win against UNC has significant cultural relevance. And in a sense, they're right.
I've written about Sister Salad before. Some of you might recall their Yo Comments Are Wack music video, which has been viewed more then 1 million times now, partly thanks to the mental_floss