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The History of Ouija

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Wikipedia Commons

O-U-I-J-A

Born in the bowels of hell or just a boring board game. Whichever way you feel, the history of the Ouija board is interesting.

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History, As Told By Internet Headlines

This amusing comic imagines what some major news stories of the last century would sound like if they were described by internet headlines.

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Monkeys in Masks

By far the most terrifying thing you’ll see this Halloween.

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Being Belushi

An actor has been cast to play the late SNL star in a new biopic about his fame and fall.

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Because I Apparently Must Mention All Golden Girls-Related Things

I recently posted about the Golden Girls-as-spies comic book. Now I am drawing your attention to this awesome set of GG Legos.

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Back Again

What makes a boomerang turn around and come back to you?

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Warner Home Video
25 Unsung Christmas Icons
Warner Home Video
Warner Home Video

25 Unsung Christmas Icons. You know them, from Yukon Cornelius to Cousin Eddie.

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The Christmas Bird Count. The hundred-year-old tradition is yielding useful information about how our world is changing.

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The Billionaire Who Refused to Pay Kidnappers to Save His Grandson's Life. The true story behind the movie All the Money in the World.

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19 Weird Ways Christmas Was Totally Different 100 Years Ago. Only the best traditions stand the test of time.

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Why Your Brain Has Trouble Bailing Out Of a Bad Plan. Dialing it back takes too many steps.

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Christmas Time Means Sneaky Cats Getting Stuck in Trees. And they're not the least bit sorry about it.

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15 High-Flying Facts About Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon. The story set in the 19th century brought martial arts movies into the 21st century.

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Oscilloscope Laboratories
Every Christmas Horror Movie, Ranked
Rare Exports: A Christmas Tale (2010)
Rare Exports: A Christmas Tale (2010)
Oscilloscope Laboratories

Every Christmas Horror Movie, Ranked. There are 79 to choose from, with critiques.

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Academic Publishing is Headed for a Day of Reckoning. When you must pay to publish and then pay to read, how can we afford to learn science?

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12 Bizarre Inspirations Behind Star Wars Movie Characters. The creators have been asked time and time again where they got their ideas, and the answers range from goofy (literally) to sublime.

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The World Might Be Better Off Without College for Everyone. It's become an arms race for unnecessary job credentials.

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2017 is the Year that Computers Became Phones. The way people use technology is driving the design of the modern desktop and laptop.

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15 Things You Might Not Know About Leonardo da Vinci's Vitruvian Man. The mathematical sketch was a personal note that became one of the artist's most famous works.

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