How the Domino Effect Has Shaped History

When younger generations hear the word 'dominoes,' they usually associate it with the famous board game, while others–especially food lovers–might connect it with a delicious pizza. For those who are more politically aware, the word probably brings thoughts of the Cold War and the threat of the spread of communism. In… » 12/23/13 5:15am 12/23/13 5:15am

Dutch Use 4.3 Million Dominoes To Shatter All Domino-Related Records

Dominoes, always a favorite elemental for Rube Goldberg-ian device chain reactions, are unsurprisingly the name of the game at last week's Domino Day in Leeuwarden, the Netherlands. That is where Robin Paul Weijers (Mr. Domino!) and his helpers (including Dutch girls suspended on harnesses above the action like Tom… » 11/19/08 9:00am 11/19/08 9:00am