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The Late Movies: Guess the Theme 89

Mark Arminio

10 Movies that Oscar Nominees Would Rather Forget

Jennifer M Wood

Daniel Day-Lewis has one. Robert De Niro, too. So do Anne Hathaway and Bradley Cooper.

The Missing Links: When Animals Used to Be Put On Trial

Colin Patrick

Congratulations, Jason!

Erin McCarthy

The World's Rarest Whale

Caisey Robertson

In 1872, part of a damaged whale mandible and set of teeth were found on Pitt Island in New Zealand.

10 Artworks Made from Matchsticks

Miss Cellania

A Song of the South, Born in the North

Matt Soniak

While “Dixie” (you know, “Oh, I wish I was in the land of cotton/Old times there are not forgotten…”) might seem as inseparable from the South as collard greens and barbecue, the song was actually wri

How to Win at Pac-Man

Chris Higgins

6 Non-Existent People Who Were Nominated for Oscars

Stacy Conradt

It’s hard enough to get nominated for an Academy Award as a living person. It’s even harder to be nominated when you don’t actually exist. Here are 6 “people” who did just that.

Brain Game: The Right Answer

Sandy Wood

What Did People Use Before Toilet Paper?

Bryan Dugan

Using the bathroom has come a long way from when ancient Greeks used stones and pieces of clay for personal hygiene.

Classic Atari 2600 Video Games

Chris Higgins

The Most Unexpected Oscar Swag Ever

Stacy Conradt

Oscar swag bags have become a thing of legend over the past decade or so. Nominees and presenters get “bags” teeming with gifts worth tens of thousands of dollars.

7 Gross-Sounding Foods That Might Help You Live Longer

The Week

there are plenty of pungent, slimy foodstuffs from around the world that are comparatively jam-packed with life-extending nutrients and bacteria, even if they take the tastebuds a little more getting

7 Discontinued Oscar Categories

Roma Panganiban

The awards issued each year have reflected the ever-changing nature of the movie business—today’s Best Visual Effects may well give way to tomorrow’s Best Use of 3D Technology.