How The Wolf Man Created The First Cinematic Universe

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Universal Pictures Home Entertainment

Universal Monsters: How The Wolf Man Created The First Cinematic Universe. The character wasn't their first monster, but his 1941 film tied the rest together.

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NOVA: Making Science Cool Since 1974. Learn how the acclaimed TV series got its start.

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An Investigation Into the History of the Ditz Voice. While the type of vocalizations that signal "sexy but dumb" have changed a bit over time, it is always recognized by the audience.

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How Wild Animals Self-Medicate. Animals have their own natural remedies, a phenomenon called zoopharmacognosy.

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One of the World’s Most Beautiful Castles is also a School for Wizards. Mozna Castle in Upper Silesia has a rich history and a modern incarnation as the Quatronum, a Polish version of Hogwarts.

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Kidnapped by Bigfoot. Albert Ostman spent six days with a Sasquatch family, but for some reason he didn't tell his story to the public until 1957.

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Against the Octopus. Octopuses are quite clever, but should we stop eating them?

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11 Things You Might Not Know About the U.S. Navy. The military branch knows its birthdate, but not its birthplace.

The Forgotten History of Captain Marvel

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Alberto E. Rodriguez, Getty Images for Disney

The Forgotten History of Captain Marvel. The character's story is interesting, but the story behind the comics is even more so.

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Which Life Form Really Dominates Earth? From a biological point of view, it's not humans.

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How Golf Freed an Innocent Man from Prison. Golf Digest published an article about Dixon in 2012, and the publicity led to the dominos of Dixon's murder case falling, one by one, over the next six years.

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Mr. Rogers vs. the Superheroes. Few things made him angrier than adults who would mislead young children.

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The Three Major Cartels Behind the Downfall of Africa’s Elephants. Conservationists are using science to battle them from all angles.

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Nikola Tesla Built a Giant Tower to Send Wireless Electricity Around the World. What could possibly go wrong with such a brilliant idea?

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Bob Iger Confirms a Star Wars Movie Slowdown. Disney has learned something from the lukewarm response to Solo.

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11 Well-Paying Careers You Haven't Thought Of. Actuaries make lots of money, but few people grow up wanting to be one.

Total Recall: How to Master the Art of Memorization

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How to Memorize Like a Champion. Some tips from a four-time winner of the USA Memory Championship.

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Time-Restricted Eaters Lose Weight Even Without Changing Their Diet. A later breakfast and earlier supper seems to work, if you can stick with it.

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When Thousands Struck Back Against the USSR … by Singing. The Soviets controlled a 1985 Latvian song and dance festival, but the seeds of revolution were sown with a folk song.

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How Cauliflower Took Over Your Pizza, Your Kitchen, and the World. It's a vegetable that can stand in for almost any other food.

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The Secret Rooftop Farms You Can Visit Above Parisian Department Stores. Take a tour of an organic farm even the store employees below didn't know about.

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American Weirdness: Observations From an Expat. A lot can change at home when an American lives in Paris for ten years.

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There's a Cat Butt in the Captain Marvel Poster. It's no accident; he's an important character in the comic books.

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11 Things You Might Not Know About The Monkees. The music group made for TV became a real band.

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