Before he wrote Jaws, Peter Benchley was a speechwriter for LBJ.
Phillip Mendonça-Vieira accidentally found himself in the possession of 12,000 screenshots of the New York Times homepage, which he arranged into a video for your perusal.
Boots N' All has a great article featuring 8 ghost towns—not in the Old West, but in Europe. The photos are stunning and the stories of how the locations became abandoned are always interesting.
It ain't easy being a soap opera in 2011.
Each week Miss Kathleen provides links to a variety of stories about libraries, authors, and books.
Shown above: Siemens Simatic S7-300 PLC CPU, similar to one of those targeted by the Stuxnet worm.
In an extremely comprehensive WIRED article, Kim Zetter tells the inside story of how researchers
When I was very young, I overheard one of my dad's friends telling him about a swimmer he had witnessed get attacked by a Portuguese Man o' War.
In honor of South Park’s 15-year anniversary, the world will finally have the opportunity to watch the show while munching on their very own bag of Eric Cartman’s favorite snack – Cheesy Poofs.
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News Corp. chairman Rupert Murdoch took a shaving cream pie to the face today during his hearing before a committee of the British Parliament on the phone-hacking scandal.
When you hear the name Muzak, you probably think of the type of easy listening music one often encounters in elevators or while on hold at a call center.
So here's something pretty amazing: An artist and designer named Ivan Cash has decided to give back to the world in the form of snail mail. No, I don't mean junk snail mail.
Whatever your opinion of flashy, big-production proposals, you have to admit that someone who puts that kind of effort into asking a simple question is someone who really cares about the answer.
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The Secret Race to the Moon.
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