Janet Burns

Janet writes in Brooklyn, gathers video tapes everywhere, can be found via warmlyjanetburns.com, and thinks Sam Raimi's "Darkman" is essential.

Retrobituaries
Retrobituaries: Benjamin Banneker, the African-American Mathematician Who May Have Saved Washington, D.C.
History
From Bondage to Brains: A Cultural History of Zombies
Food
11 Mouthwatering Facts About Krispy Kreme
Food
11 Mouthwatering Facts About Krispy Kreme
Technology
9 Major Computer Bugs That Wreaked Havoc
Retrobituaries
Retrobituaries: John Gorrie, the Doctor Who Pioneered the Ice-Maker
Music
6 Jazzy Facts About Charlie Parker
TV
5 Fun Facts About Lucille Ball
Movies
16 Earth-Shattering Facts About ‘Independence Day’
History
14 Tudor-ific Facts About Henry VIII
List
18 Play-Along Facts About Shari Lewis and Lamb Chop
Science
8 Edible Plants With Potentially Deadly Doppelgängers
Science
What Are Loofahs Made Of?
Food
11 Classic Barbecue Staples that Were Once Used as Medicines
Food
11 Things You Might Not Know About Jack In The Box
Music
13 Facts About Raffi That’ll Shake Your Sillies Out
List
13 Foods You Can't Share with Your Pet
History
A Brief History of the Devil's Tritone
Travel
25 Lofty Facts About Colorado
TV
14 Deductive Facts About Bill Nye, the Science Guy
Food
9 Things You Might Not Know about Krystal
List
9 Rare and Expensive Types of VHS Tapes
TV
13 First-Class Facts About ‘Shining Time Station’
Books
12 Facts About Brian Jacques and the Redwall Series
History
8 Versions of Popular Technology That Didn’t Make the Cut
History
8 Lesser-Known Miracles of Christian Saints
Science
11 Diseases and Pests That are Catastrophic to Plants
Movies
12 Timeless Facts About ‘12 Monkeys’
Travel
25 Flashy Facts About Nevada
Science
As Darwin's Finches Face Extinction, Study Offers New Hope of Saving Them
Movies
The Original Titles of 11 Popular Films
History
7 Foods That Have Led to War
Technology
Drones and Drum Lines to Help Protect Aussie Swimmers From Sharks
Technology
4 Ways 3D Printing Could Take Thanksgiving to New Heights
Science
The Theory of General Relativity Turns 100 Today
Space
Blue Origin Nails the Landing in Successful Reusable Rocket Test
Technology
Your TV and Phone Are Talking to Each Other About You
Animals
Painting Dartmoor's Ponies Helps Keep Them Safe Near Roads
Science
Fast-Growing Salmon Are First FDA-Approved Genetically Modified Animal
Travel
25 Breezy Facts About Hawaii
Food
USDA May Lift 44-Year-Old Ban on Haggis
Science
UK May Ban Homeopathic Prescriptions Because They Don't Work
Food
A Boiled-Down History of Porridge and Gruel in 7 Facts
Language
4 Symbols Without Actual Meanings
BRAIN[y]
Synesthesia: Why Some of Us Can Taste Music and Hear the Rainbow
Fun
Ermahgerd! The Girl Behind The Meme Opens Up About Internet Fame
Science
Quantum Teleportation Just Got Even Faster
Travel
10 Heart-Warming Hot Springs to Get You Through Winter
List
Hypoallergenic? Organic? 8 Product Terms That Don't Mean Much
Language
8 Shakespearean Terms We Still Haven't Cracked
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