"Jeopardy!" tried to sponsor a mustache

Apr 17, 2015
Leaked emails show Sony was looking for "Official Razor of Alex Trebek's Mustache"

Advice to would-be 'Jeopardy' contestants

Mar 16, 2015
If you ever find yourself on the “Jeopardy” stage in front of Alex Trebek and you’re totally stumped, what’s your best Hail Mary guess? Well, someone has gone through every Jeopardy episode between 1984 and 2012, He looked at close to 200,000 clues and found that one has been the answer, or question in this case, 216 times. The answer is, “What […]

Game-show winner pulls back the curtain on prizes

Jan 20, 2015
"Wheel of Fortune" contestant reveals how shows come up with prizes – and why he gave a big one back.
"Wheel of Fortune" host Pat Sajak interviews Josh Woo before the start of his game. 
Photo courtesy of Carol Kaelson/Sony Pictures Television

CFPB's Richard Cordray to appear on Jeopardy ... again

Feb 5, 2014
This daily 30 second story frequently looks at quirky news in the realm of finance. What is, "The Final Note?"

The future of storm forecasting, and using algebra for faster broadband

Oct 29, 2012
Crowd sourcing weather reports, drone swarms with sensors, and making broadband ten times as fast with the use of algebra.

Will Watson beat us at our own game?

Feb 16, 2011
Jeopardy! champs Brad Rutter and Ken Jennings may have met their best match: Watson, the IBM super-computer with a profound command of natural la...

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