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This Fun Supercut Imagines Movies Ending at Their Title Drop

No matter how subtle writers and directors try to be, title dropswhen the name of a film is mentioned by one of its characters—are usually obvious, and can be somewhat distracting to the audience. YouTuber Chris Huebs found a way to make them a positive for viewers, by stringing them together into one funny supercut. 

Huebs edited title drops together with a movie's end credits, creating a sort of mic drop for films like Jurassic Park300, and The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring. The video transforms blockbusters into condensed short films that never reach their respective climaxes, even if the hard-hitting rock music makes it feel like they did.

Huebs isn't the first YouTuber to pay tribute to title drops; the team at moviemiscellany created a supercut devoted to the topic in 2011, using clips from 100 films (which you can watch below).

[h/t Daily Dot]

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26 Facts About LEGO Bricks

Since it first added plastic, interlocking bricks to its lineup, the Danish toy company LEGO (from the words Leg Godt for “play well”) has inspired builders of all ages to bring their most imaginative designs to life. Sets have ranged in size from scenes that can be assembled in a few minutes to 5000-piece behemoths depicting famous landmarks. And tinkerers aren’t limited to the sets they find in stores. One of the largest LEGO creations was a life-sized home in the UK that required 3.2 million tiny bricks to construct.

In this episode of the List Show, John Green lays out 26 playful facts about one of the world’s most beloved toy brands. To hear about the LEGO black market, the vault containing every LEGO set ever released, and more, check out the video above then subscribe to our YouTube channel to stay up-to-date with the latest flossy content.

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Of Buckeyes and Butternuts: 29 States With Weird Nicknames for Their Residents
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Tracing a word’s origin and evolution can yield fascinating historical insights—and the weird nicknames used in some states to describe their residents are no exception. In the Mental Floss video above, host John Green explains the probable etymologies of 29 monikers that describe inhabitants of certain states across the country.

Some of these nicknames, like “Hoosiers” and “Arkies” (which denote residents of Indiana and Arkansas, respectively) may have slightly offensive connotations, while others—including "Buckeyes," "Jayhawks," "Butternuts," and "Tar Heels"—evoke the military histories of Ohio, Kansas, Tennessee, and North Carolina. And a few, like “Muskrats” and “Sourdoughs,” are even inspired by early foods eaten in Delaware and Alaska. ("Goober-grabber" sounds goofier, but it at least refers to peanuts, which are a common crop in Georgia, as well as North Carolina and Arkansas.)

Learn more fascinating facts about states' nicknames for their residents by watching the video above.

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