The Sopranos, Sex and The City, The Wire, Curb Your Enthusiasm, Six Feet Under, Rome, Band Of Brothers… All have raised the creative bar for all forms of popular entertainment, showing that television at its best can equal the artistic merit of the greatest movies and works of literature.
Red Devils fan sees red over marriage red card caused by Reds' scottish red herring. A married Manchester United supporter drove 400 miles for what he thought was going to be an affair with a woman he had chatted to on the internet - only to discover it was a hoax set up by two Liverpool fans he had met on holiday.
"...it is not inappropriate to an organisation that’s looking to have a firm grip on Government spend."
Bobby Fischer's final manoeuvre. The fight over what the greatest chess player ever left behind.
'Lawnchair' Larry Walters got an Honourable Mention in the Darwin Awards. It looks like Rev Adelir Antonio de Carli, a Roman Catholic priest from Brazil, might not be quite so lucky.
In a fit of scientific skepticism, we decided to calculate how unlikely Joltin’ Joe’s achievement really was. Using a comprehensive collection of baseball statistics from 1871 to 2005, we simulated the entire history of baseball 10,000 times in a computer.
The peace symbol is fifty years old. It was originally created as the logo for CND by wartime conscientious objector Gerald Holtom.
Life On Mars. And, if you squint, it even looks a bit like David Bowie.1 2