The fax machine was invented more than a quarter-century before the telephone.
￼When an accident robbed John Muir of his sight, he gained a vision that shaped the National Park Service.
With over a week of fundraising time left, a new beekeeping technology called the “Flow Hive” is already the most successful Indiegogo campaign in history.
The bronze statue of Lucille Ball in her hometown is in the news this week. It's not the only municipal statue with a story behind it.
Art is getting more blue—literally.
Over the course of four seasons, 'The O.C.' turned its cast of young stars into household names and welcomed plenty of other celebrities (and celebrities-in-the-making) into the mix.
While some audiences would like to have filmmakers brought up on charges for a truly bad movie, no such law currently exists.
English spelling might seem crazy and unfair, but there are reasons for how it got to be that way.
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