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For a very select group of filmmakers, one's first "big break" has ended in Oscar glory. Here are 19 of the lucky ones.
You'd be surprised by the ways you can keep yourself warm—no matter how frightful the weather outside might be.
In Nora Ephron's first draft of the 'When Harry Met Sally...' script, Harry and Sally did not end up together.
In 1864, the Jewish poet Ludwig August Frankl named blue and white "the colours of Judah" in a poem not so surprisingly called "Judah's Colours."
Pablo Picasso completed his first painting at age 9. Find out even more about one of the world's most important artists.
Oscar Wilde, who was famous for his wit, once advised: "Always forgive your enemies; nothing annoys them so much."
Necessity isn't the only mother of invention. Though it wasn't always easy to get patents or the credit they deserved, women are responsible for many items we use today.
In addition to being one of the world's greatest thinkers, Albert Einstein was also quite the philosopher. These are just a few of his many brilliant quotes.
Steven Wright once supposedly said, "I intend to live forever. So far, so good."
Haters gonna hate. And with the Greek roots mis- and miso-, they can hate a whole lot of stuff.
You don't need to be a stylist to use your hair dryer as any of these things.
Dryer sheets are designed to soften and freshen clothing, but they've got loads of other uses—and we've made a laundry list of them.