Reed Hastings was inspired to start Netflix after a $40 late fee on a VHS copy of Apollo 13.
In the old days, all a kid needed to have a good time was imagination, some throwing knives, and a couple of belts tied round his neck.
Reader Bruce wrote in to ask, “When there is a heavy rain, worms climb out on the pavement, only to die when the rain stops. Why do worms commit suicide?”
On Thursday, Arvind Mahankali spelled "knaidel" to win the Scripps National Spelling Bee. Here are 17 of the most interesting words from the Bee’s history.
Would a Great American Novel by any other name be as sweet? Based on the other titles F. Scott Fitzgerald considered for Gatsby, we’d have to say no.
Here are six commanders who were dealt bad hands, but bluffed and ended up flush.
The first aerial photographers didn’t wait for the invention of the airplane. There were other ways of getting a camera up in the air, with or without a human operator.
What is it that makes a “midnight snack” so irresistible? Short answer: blame your ancestors.