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World War I Centennial: Mixed Messages from Italy

Erik Sass

11 Treasure Hunting Tales

Stacy Conradt

Here are a few times intrepid explorers have struck it rich—and a few priceless hoards that are still out there for the finding.

11 Gas Station Premiums of Yesteryear

Kara Kovalchik

Gas stations used to have a foolproof plan to win customer loyalty: tchotchkes.

11 Famous Movies That Were Almost Named Something Else

Hannah Keyser

It's often the first thing you know about a film, so when it comes to crafting the next blockbuster, movie makers are eager to get the name just right.

11 Stars as Muppets

Kate Erbland

Toy store super power FAO Schwarz has long offered a little something they call “The Muppet Whatnot Shop,” which allows customers to design their very own Muppet.

11 Movies Based on Poems

Rudie Obias

Hollywood pushes out a seemingly endless supply of movies based on novels, comic books, or old TV shows. Every so often, however, studios try their hand at adapting poems for the big screen.

The Fictional World of George Orwell's 1984

Randy Olson

Today's map shows the three totalitarian super-states of 1984 and the territory they're fighting over.

11 Dog Breeds That No Longer Exist

Nick Greene

Who's a good dog? They were. They were.

9 Cats With Cushy Jobs

Miss Cellania

The Missing Links: 30 Essential Cult Films

Colin Patrick

11 Air Fresheners That Smell Like Food

Mark Mancini

Bored with the scent of pine? How about giving your car the heavenly aroma of pizza? Air fresheners are available that smell like many of the world’s most beloved entrees.

11 Epic Rickrolls

Chris Higgins

11 Facts About the Iditarod

Arika Okrent

The mushers are crossing the finish line today in the Iditarod! The annual dog sled race from Anchorage to Nome began on March 2nd, and the winner, Dallas Seavey, crossed the finish line at 4:04 a.m.

16 Spooky-as-Hell Photos From Inside Chernobyl

Robin Esrock

With a Geiger counter and the right permits, visitors can enter the 18-mile Zone of Exclusion. What you’ll encounter is straight out of a horror movie.