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1983 Atari Commercial Suggests Hitting the Beach With Your Console

Caitlin Schneider

You might get sand in the joystick, but it'll be worth it.

Morning Cup of Links: 'The Force Awakens' Trailer

Miss Cellania

Start your day right with these awesome links!

6 Hallmark Products Greeted With Controversy

Jake Rossen

Swastika-patterned gift wrap doesn't always go over well. Who knew?

Watch Two Master Film Composers Explain Their Creative Process

Anna Green

Every movie soundtrack tells a story—and few composers know more about musical storytelling than Hans Zimmer and Clint Mansell.

A Very Fast Asteroid Will Pass Very Close to Earth on Halloween

Andrew LaSane

No other object will pass by the planet this closely until 2027.

New York City Dog Instagram, The Dogist, Is Getting Its Own Book

Rebecca OConnell

Photos from the beloved Instagram are now available in book form.

11 Corn Holders That Aren’t Shaped Like Corn

Alvin Ward

Most households only have the same old, yellow corn-shaped holders, but there are so many novel options out there to choose from.

9 Celebrities Reciting Edgar Allan Poe’s “The Raven”

Andrew LaSane

The classic poem is made better by these familiar voices.

Carb Lovers, Rejoice: Bakers Have Produced the World's Longest Baguette

Kirstin Fawcett

The Guinness Record-breaking loaf stretches 400 feet, and was made in only seven hours.

5 Questions: Something about Mary

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Twisty Art Museum/Bridge Spans a Norwegian River

Shaunacy Ferro

It’s part gallery, part infrastructure for an Oslo sculpture park and museum.

The Evolution of Punctuating Paragraphs Through 5 Specific Markers

Keith Houston

Before writers ever thought to separate their words with spaces or punctuate their sentences with periods, documents were routinely arranged into visible, helpful paragraphs.

Artist Transforms Her Childhood Home Into a Snarling Monster

Michele Debczak

This is how to do Halloween right.

WWI Centennial: France Confers Citizenship, Conscription

Erik Sass

MIT Uses LEGO Models to Get People Excited About Urban Planning

Michele Debczak

Learning about how your city runs doesn't have to be boring.