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4 Defenses of the Hamantash from the Latke-Hamantash Debate

Arika Okrent

This weekend is the Jewish holiday of Purim, and families will be headed to the bakery for the hamantashen, the traditional triangular poppy seed or fruit filled pastries.

Say Hello to the Tiniest Planet Ever Discovered

The Week

Friday Happy Hour: What's One Oscar-Winning Movie You Haven't Seen?

Erin McCarthy

10 People Who Accepted Their Razzie Awards

Rudie Obias

Although most people wouldn’t be happy to be considered the worst at something, there are a few actors, writers, and directors who have a sense of humor about themselves.

5 Non-Gold Treasures Stored at Fort Knox

Amanda Green

Think Fort Knox is just for gold? Well, that’s a lot of bullion. Here are five more items that have been stored in the vault.

The Weird Week in Review

Miss Cellania

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.