Alex Trebek is a cultural institution, a beacon of knowledge and grace under pressure. Everyone loves him. Which is why it’s always amusing to watch the unflappable host of Jeopardy say silly words and phrases in that reliable deadpan of his. A recent episode of the immortal game show saw him forced to say the name “Turd Ferguson,” which should amuse anyone with a passing knowledge of modern comedy.
Meet current Jeopardy Champion and teen contestant Leonard Cooper. Let's just say this guy has character! Leonard went into Final Jeopardy! with a total of $37,000 -- a total not enough to win outright. But that didn't stop Leonard from calling his fate...
Have you heard of the computer that was designed to be a contestant on Jeopardy? No Ken Jennings was not a robot! It is a new device created by IBM named Watson. Is it fair to compete against a computer that has virtually unlimited amount of memory? And what else could this computer be used for?
While right now it's just a trivia spewing monster, experts predict this technology could work as a le