Ed note: we're having a few technical difficulties here, so we're highlighting a few best-of posts starting with this terrific one from Kara.... READ ON
Everyone's favorite line-building, time-wasting, procrastination aid video game turns 25 on Saturday. Yep, our friend Tetris is a quarter of a century old. Although technology has certainly advanced in 25 years, gameplay really hasn't changed much at all. And why should it? The beauty is in its simplicity. But that's not to say that marketers haven't tried to change the game "“ below, you'll find 10 variations on Tetris that have entered the market over the... READ ON
It's Friday, so I thought we'd go with a particularly fun topic today"¦ and what's more fun than toys? (Umm"¦ don't answer that). I discussed Barbie a couple of weeks ago "“ apparently I'm on a toy kick lately - so I left her out of this one. But don't worry; I've got 10 other classics sure to inspire a little nostalgia.
1. Lincoln Logs were invented by John Lloyd Wright, Frank Lloyd Wright's son. The original instructions... READ ON
When Walt Disney’s daughters were young, they loved a little book about a magical (and slightly sadistic) nanny named Mary Poppins. He promised them that he would someday make a movie out of the series, and 20 years later, he delivered. But it was no easy task, which is what Saving Mr. Banks is about.... READ ON
Yawning is so contagious that it can spread to dogs and monkeys.