You may not know it, but The Dude, Jeff Bridges' character in “The Big Lebowski,” is based on a real guy: Jeff Dowd. Known as “The Dude” by his friends, Dowd is a longtime friend of the movie's directors, Joel and Ethan Coen, and is the inspiration for their film. Director Jeff Feuerzeig sheds some light on Dowd's history and personality in a new, short documentary, “The Dude.”
Is there anything more adorable than children dancing? Yes, babies dancing. Specifically, 11-month-old twins who bop side-to-side and smile wildly while their father plays guitar. Watch the adorable and funny video.
Just in case Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin were stranded on the moon during their historic 1969 mission, speech writer William Safire prepared a moving speech for President Richard Nixon. In part, it says “they will be mourned by a Mother Earth that dared send two of her sons into the unknown.” Thankfully, it didn't come to that.