The actor who was inside R2-D2 hated the guy who played C-3PO.
In 1982, Chubby Checker recorded a song about Dig Dug, the classic Atari game.
Wiltshire's favorite prehistoric monument might have just become a little bit less mysterious.
Cliff Young was not your typical marathon runner. A scrawny, 61-year-old Australian potato farmer who still lived with his mom, Young didn’t even own a pair of running shoes.
Our friend from Sesame Street may be a big bird, but he’s tiny compared to some real birds that have roamed the earth in the past.
Summer is (unofficially) over, but don't despair; there's still plenty to celebrate in September—even after Labor Day's long weekend has wrapped.
One hundred years ago yesterday, the world’s last passenger pigeon died at Ohio’s Cincinnati Zoo.
A 120 million-year-old fossil has revealed a new, rather endearing discovery about dinosaurs: They may have had babysitters to watch over their youngsters.
No matter which popular author you disdain, you're bound to find yourself in good company: There's no love lost between these writers.
For you or me, a hairy back might be a disadvantage, but for a caterpillar, it can be a lifesaver.
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