What's your comfort read?

You've had a bad day, and your brain is fried. You could descend into alcohol, food, or passive-aggression, but instead you reach for the bookshelf. What's the book you read when you need something comforting? » 9/20/13 2:00pm 9/20/13 2:00pm

How American delicacy turned Belgium into a dirty word

Because all the Americans I know tend to think that we're in a progressive, modern country, it sometimes surprises us to learn that other nations consider us big ol' prudes. And it's not just France! Our delicate sensibilities have been catered to by the English in a maneuver that gave us one of the better dirty words… » 8/04/12 10:00am 8/04/12 10:00am

Science Fiction's Greatest Legal Minds - Revealed!

If the countless works of science fiction can agree on one thing, it's that the future isn't perfect. And, on the rare occasion when disputes can't be solved with an epic starship battle, it's time to bring in the lawyers. » 7/12/09 10:00am 7/12/09 10:00am