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15 Things You Might Not Know About 'Tommy Boy'

Michael Arbeiter

Chris Farley and David Spade’s big screen breakthrough turns 20 on March 31. Here are a few surprising nuggets to dust off at a celebratory screening.

15 Women Who Deserve Their Own Biopics

Kristy Puchko

We've got a slew of suggestions for heroines whose lives would make great movies.

15 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About 'Predator'

Sean Hutchinson

WWI Centennial: St. Mihiel Offensive

Erik Sass

15 Things You Might Not Know About Mr. Bean

Jennifer M Wood

Rowan Atkinson’s beloved man-child is turning 25.

The Missing Links: Bad Decision Dogs

Colin Patrick

Video Premiere: 'A Man, a Plan, a Palindrome'

Chris Higgins

A world champion palindromist explains his passion for wordplay.

9 Secrets About Disneyland's Pirates of the Caribbean Ride

Stacy Conradt

The Fascinating History of Lithuania’s Day of the Book Smugglers

Dana Schwartz

In Lithuania, March 16 is Knygnešio diena, or the Day of the Book Smugglers, to commemorate the birthday of Jurgis Bielinis, who created a secret distribution network in order to smuggle banned Lithua

30 Facts About Chocolate

Alvin Ward

John Green offers some delicious facts about chocolate.

10 L. Ron Hubbard Stories With Fantastic Titles

Jennifer M Wood

Before he founded the Church of Scientology, L. Ron Hubbard was one of the most prolific writers of the 20th century.

When Boston Corbett Killed John Wilkes Booth

Morning Cup of Links: The Toad Detour

Miss Cellania

13 Ways of Saying "Zombie" on ‘The Walking Dead’

Angela Tung

Just as a carbonated beverage is called soda in some areas of the U.S. and pop in others, the survivors of The Walking Dead zombie apocalypse have different names for wandering corpses.

5 Research Tools for Studying the Universe

David W Brown

For all its historic achievements, an area where NASA deserves more credit is the sheer volume of data it releases to the public, free of charge.

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