At points in the 1990s, 50% of all CDs being produced worldwide were for AOL.
With election season in full swing, perhaps it’s time to take a step back and be glad that neither candidate makes out with corpses or thinks they have bones made of glass.
You never know which little role is going to lead to the first big one. Here are the defining moments that helped 11 stars of classic TV shows to land their first major breaks:
Eleven years ago today, America was attacked by terrorists. Artists around the world channeled their feelings about the tragedy into songs.
The best part of going to the doctor's office as a kid.
Climbing the World Trade Center
Don’t ever say a reporter’s job is easy:
Two years before the official opening of the Twin Towers in 1973, PopSci reporter Robert Gannon visited the 110-story const
How many movies or TV shows have you seen where a young sylph in a filmy nightgown runs through a forest in high heels to escape a bad guy? She always trips and falls down.
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At various moments in its life, a word will hop languages, change meanings, travel through sinister moments and land in pleasant ones.
Studies have shown that there are much higher instances of mental disorder in political leaders and creative geniuses than in the general population.
Last week I noticed that I'd seen more than one awesome cake decorated on the theme of the TV show Game of Thrones.
Some of America's best-known game show hosts are actually Canadian -- including Alex Trebek, Monty Hall, and Alan Thicke.
1. Dennis the
Who says you can't celebrate the mundane? These 11 museums are dedicated to items you use but probably never think about.
1. Sulabh International Museum of
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