Michael Jackson wanted to do a Harry Potter musical. J.K. Rowling said no.
As the comet Swift-Tuttle sweeps around the sun, it leaves a trail of icy meteoroids in its wake. The result? An August full of shooting stars.
Tractor beams have long been a science fiction fantasy—a magical force that attracts objects from a distance, like an alien’s spaceship sucking up its earthling specimens. We're getting there.
Christopher Reeve presents his former Juilliard roommate Robin Williams a People's Choice Award in 1979.
For history buffs who won't settle for a trip to the museum or a good book, the Internet offers a treasure trove of artifacts you can own—if you've got significant money to spend.
Russian artist Svetlana Petrova routinely adds a twist to classic paintings by including her orange tabby, Zarathustra. But felines are no strangers to fine art.
Pyongyang remains mysterious to most Westerners. But thanks to two filmmakers, you can now watch a little over three minutes worth of scenes from the North Korean capital.
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