Andre Agassi's father represented Iran in boxing in the 1948 and 1952 Olympics.
In this Maker Faire talk from 2010, Adam Savage explains how he went from being a billiards player to a prop-maker to a special effects master, and ultimately a MythBuster (among much else).
Call it a literary mystery - nearly 190 years after "A Visit from St. Nicholas" was published in New York's Troy Sentinel, we still don't know who really wrote the classic
Tonight (Saturday, December 22) at 9:00pm ET/PT on Discovery, take a look back at the Frozen Planet documentary, coproduced with the BBC.
This is the Most Easily Scared Man in the World. He has such a positive attitude about it!
By Glen Gower,
The apocalypse, for some reason, was supposed to happen today. Just because a calendar ran out?
The holiday travel season is upon us!
Diagnosing the Ailments of the Wet Bandits
A real doctor gives their medical opinion on the injuries sustained by Marv and Harry in Home Alone.
Kelsie Frick Is Indeed As She Describes
Board games are a time-honored tradition for kids of all generations to enjoy, and parents depend on them to keep their young ones in check for at least a few minutes at a time.
In Yellowstone, the rim of a supervolcano caldera is visible in the distance. Photo courtesy of the National Park Service.
On Fridays, 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.
The late Frank Zappa would have turned 72 today. Even if you don’t know much about Zappa, you may be aware of his penchant for creative naming.
Much ado is being made about the fact that the movie musical version of Les Miserables, out December 25, did not use pre-recorded vocals.
Ground Zero at the Maya Apocalypse
The town of Bugarach, France, was reported to be the safest place on earth for the Maya Apocalypse.
Gold, frankincense and myrrh.In the standard Christmastime narrative of Jesus’ birth, he’s born in a manger and visited by, among others, three “wise men.” These guys are sometimes referred to as King