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The Late Movies: Optical Illusions

Chris Higgins

I love optical illusions and weird visual tricks. So I've collect some fun ones here, for your Late Movies enjoyment!

Why We Should Explore the Sea

Chris Higgins

Remember Bob Ballard? He's the geophysicist who discovered the wrecks of the Titanic, Bismarck, Yorktown, and JFK's PT-109 (among other interesting deep-sea explorations).

The Quick 10: 10 Celebrities Injured on Stage

Stacy Conradt

I like Bret Michaels. Not compete-on-Rock-of-Love like, but like in the sense that I think he would be a fun guy to have a beer with. I think he has a pretty good sense of humor about himself.

5 Great Jewel Heists (and what you can learn from them)

Kara Kovalchik

The biggest players on the professional jewel thief circuit are a sophisticated bunch.

5 Things You Didn't Know About John Cazale

Ethan Trex

John Cazale may not be a household name, but if you enjoyed classic films from the 1970s, chances are you'd recognize the vulnerable Italian-American character actor from his handful of memorable

There's a Tear in British Beer"¦

Linda Rodriguez McRobbie

Gone are the days of Guinness is Good For You; welcome to the socially responsible recession era world of O'Doul's.

The World's Oldest Organs

Ransom Riggs

organ |ˈôrgən| noun 1. A part of an organism that is typically self-contained and has a specific vital function, such as the heart or liver in

The Father of Modern Indian Art: Raja Ravi Varma

Andréa Fernandes

Today's "Feel Art Again" post lands us in India, the third country in our quest to cover a different artist from a different country in each post for the month of June.

Brain Game: Return of the Son of Bad Poetry

Today's Brain Game is another "poem wot I writ myself." It's a horrible rhyme, granted. But as a riddle, I hope that it is neither too obvious nor too obscure.

Morning Cup of Links: People Dressed as Smurfs

Mario Marsicano

If you're not a New Yorker, you probably don't know what the HighLine is.

The Late Movies: Drive-Thru Raps

Mario Marsicano

Anyone been through the drive-thru lately? In our fast-paced society, you don't always have time for a nice home-cooked meal.

The Ames Window - A Bizarre Illusion

Chris Higgins

The Ames Window is an optical illusion, in which a strangely-shaped window (with a stick running through it) is rotated slowly.

The Quick 10: Why 10 Celebrities Picked Their Stage Names

Stacy Conradt

It's common knowledge that celebrities often change their names because they want a more memorable moniker or a name that will look great on a marquee (or movie poster, these days).

Non-Streaking Fans Who Stormed the Field of Play

Ethan Trex

When Roger Federer finally picked up the elusive French Open crown and his 14th career Grand Slam on Sunday, he didn't do it alone.

4 Women Who Rocked Physics

Casey Johnston

When asked to name women who have significantly contributed to science, most people shrug and say, "Marie Curie?" In fact, women have added to our scientific repertoire capabilities no less