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This Carnivorous Plant Uses A Catapult

Matt Soniak

Carnivorous plants are pretty awesome, taking revenge on the animal kingdom for our plant-eating ways, but they lack a certain sense of the dramatic.

11 Fantastic French Phrases for Baseball Terms

Hannah Keyser

Montreal Expos broadcasters had to translate the lexicon of America's pastime into French.

The Most Interesting Comics of the Week

Rich Barrett

This week's most interesting comics include a new Aquaman book and two comics with a very similar premise.

Samuel L. Jackson Performs Slam Poem About Boy Meets World

Jason English

"I don't think I've ever seen one episode of the show."

11 Surprisingly Smart Birds

Next time someone tries to put you down by calling you "bird brain," make them think again by introducing them to these 11 wickedly smart avians.

Why is a Game of Dice Called "Craps"?

Kara Kovalchik


5 Questions: "Curl" Up

Pass rate:75 %
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11 Animals With Amazing Prosthetics

Think artificial limbs are only for those of us with opposable thumbs and language skills? Think again.

13 Awesome and Quirky Commercials Directed by Wes Anderson

Rudie Obias

While Wes Anderson is best known for his big screen releases, the director has also made a fair number of television commercials—and they're just as distinctive and charming as his feature films.

8 Moments in Knock Knock Joke History

Jennifer M Wood

Knock knock. Who’s there? Shakespeare.

The Missing Links: Batman's Craziest Covers

Colin Patrick

Countries That Haven't Adopted the Metric System

Alvin Ward

"At this time, only three countries have not adopted the the metric system as their official system of weights and measures."

The 1957 Spaghetti Harvest

Chris Higgins

The Curious Case of the Flying Communist Bears

Matt Soniak

There was something off about some of the bears. They didn’t belong there.