Orson Welles' last role was the voice of "Unicron" in the 1986 Transformers movie.
In this video, the second part of the Everything is a Remix series, filmmaker Kirby Ferguson explains how Hollywood films are now overwhelmingly based on existing properties -- almost everything that
Do the swoon-worthy gas rates companies are charging at the pump these days make you think, "Geez, if only it were 1918.
Mental_floss blog editor Jason English told me his daughter wanted a cuckoo clock, but she wanted one with a dog instead of a cuckoo.
It's an all-new 5-day trivia hunt!
We're going Monday-Thursday this week because of the holiday week as co-puzzle Master Josh Halbur and I bring you the next How Did You Know?
Everyone knows about tyrannosauruses and raptors, but what about azhdarchids, purussauruses or gorgonopsids (like the one above)?
Today is Tuesday Test Time, and this one requires some brain work, so stretch out your cranium if you haven't done so yet today.
Best Brains Inc., the eponymous minds behind Mystery Science Theater 3000, had a fabulous creative team that came up with many hilarious song parodies and musical tributes over the course of the serie
The History of Tequila. We wouldn't have the liquor today if Spain hadn't used a shortcut for importing goods from the Philippines. (via TYWKIWDBI)
9 Road Signs For Your Life.
Happy Birthday to one of the best places in the world to curl up with a good book: the New York Public Library.
Our DIY friends over at Boingboing have an amazing, years-deep archive of how-to-make-stuff posts, which include a great many videos.
Ming Ming, the world's oldest panda in captivity, passed away on May 7, 2011, at China's Panyu Xiangjiang Wild Animal World.
Truth is stranger than fiction, and one place that becomes very clear is in Law & Order episodes that were ripped from the headlines.
Image courtesy of Bill Coughlin/The Historical Marker Database
So, you want to impress your friends with your extensive knowledge of the Hamilton-Burr duel.
What's so interesting about this mass of bushes? Well, not much...other than the fact that it's not a mass of bushes— it's actually one giant cashew tree.
The Adult Swim pilot Welcome to Eltingville didn't get picked up to be a full-fledged show, but if this snippet is any indication, it would've been a scream.