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10 Characters Made Famous on TV Variety Shows

Kara Kovalchik

Some variety shows launched characters that transcended popular culture then as Bart Simpson and the Sex and the City ladies have in more recent years.

The Weird Week in Review

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The Evolution of Soccer Balls

Erik van Rheenen

It wasn’t until 1855, when Charles Goodyear patented vulcanized rubber, that soccer balls started taking shape. Literally.

Morning Cup of Links: True TV Love

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How the Temperance Movement Almost Killed Root Beer

Ethan Trex

In 1895, the Women's Christian Temperance Movement turned its sights on Hires, partially because of the word "beer" in the name.

The Late Movies: Guess The Theme 114

Mark Arminio

The 35 Best Costumes from the D23 Expo

Stacy Conradt

Last weekend was the D23 Expo, Disney's fan convention—basically the Disney Comic-Con—and people certainly dressed to impress.

11 Historical Photos of the Panama Canal

Erin McCarthy

Construction on the Panama Canal had ceased earlier in 1914, but it was on this date that the 50-mile-long canal officially opened to traffic after more than 30 years of planning, blasting, dredging,

8 Niche Blogs for Your Enjoyment

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The Missing Links: The Art-Forging Robot

Colin Patrick

Morning Cup of Links: The Internet is Not Child's Play

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10 Obscure Rules from the World of Sports

Jessica Bloustein Marshall

Good sportsmen (and women) play by the rules. Even the rules you've never heard of.

Gorgeous Photos of a Bar Made Entirely of Ice

Shanna Yehlen

Pardon the cliché, but this summer’s hottest tourist trend is visiting bars completely made of ice.

15 Historical Complaints About Young People Ruining Everything

Jon Seder

Nothing is certain in this life but death, taxes, and the existence in every generation of fuddy-duddies who carp about things not being what they used to be.

The Chemistry Teacher Turned Sculptor

Chris Higgins