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Mar 25, 2015 10:48 AM ET
Monopoly began not with Charles Darrow during the Great Depression in 1934 but earlier, with a woman named Lizzie Magie, whose name, until recently, had largely been lost to history.
May 12, 2014 04:38 AM ET
How badly does online piracy hurt the entertainment industry? Maybe not so much? Laci discusses a shocking new study that says pirates actually purchase a lot of their booty!
Aug 16, 2013 06:00 AM ET // Glenn McDonald
Science movies can be fun, but they're not great date night material.
Aug 12, 2013 03:48 PM ET // Sheila M. Eldred
Chris Brown's seizures last week may have been in the small percent caused by extreme fatigue and stress. Continue reading →
Jun 18, 2013 07:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Applause takes on a life of its own during a concert or other event, a new study finds. Continue reading →
Oct 1, 2012 08:02 PM ET // David DeFranza
The days are getting shorter, the mornings a bit cooler, and the leaves are turning color. That's right, fall is here and that can mean only one thing: Football season is in full swing. Whether you root for your Alma mater, follow a favorite pro team, or play the spread in fantasy, there is no [...]
Oct 24, 2012 02:52 PM ET // Alice Truong
Halloween experienced as a child is significantly different than Halloween as an adult. In lieu of trick-or-treating, there are house parties. Instead of consuming inordinate amounts of sugar, we're drinking inordinate amounts of booze. And rather than dressing up as your favorite characters from T...
Jun 19, 2012 11:00 AM ET // Alexander Davies
In most places, burps are a reason for scolding, especially if they're not followed by an apologetic "excuse me." Luckily for those who value the belch as a form of expression and a cause for pride, there's the World Burping Federation (WBF), which just crowned the first World Burping Champion in N...
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