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14 Words That Are Their Own Opposites

Judith B Herman

You're about to stumble into the looking-glass world of “contronyms”—words that are their own antonyms.

5 Questions: Eat Your Breakfast

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11 Niche Blogs for Your Perusal

Miss Cellania

4 Crazy Lawsuits Against Museums

Amanda Green

These lawsuits are so bizarre, they should be put in a muse—oh, wait.

Brain Game: Math Square #156

Sandy Wood

How Does the TSA Decide What You Can Take On Board?

Karina Martinez-Carter

19 Offbeat Holidays and Anniversaries You Can Celebrate in April

Laura Turner Garrison

April is springing forth with plenty of offbeat holidays and anniversaries to keep your days festive.

Video Game Manual or Religious Cult Literature?

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Can you separate the passages appearing in manuals for bestselling video games from the ramblings of the delusional and/or power-mad?

It's T-Shirt Tuesday!

Erin McCarthy

The Late Movies: Game of Thrones in the Style of Other Shows

Bryan Dugan

How Did Pabst Blue Ribbon Win its Blue Ribbon?

Matt Soniak

Before it was called PBR or even Pabst, the official beer of hipsters, old blue collar Wisconsinites and Frank Booth was brewed under the name Best Select, starting in 1875.

Watch the Original Unaired Three's Company Pilot

Kara Kovalchik

It’s standard practice in television to shoot a pilot episode of a proposed show in order for a network to get it greenlit and picked up, as they say in the biz.

The Missing Links: SNL-Inspired Art

Colin Patrick

10 Terms to Describe the Anatomy of a Book

Virginia C McGuire

Books have a lot of admirers. Many people love books not only because of what is written in them, but because they're works of art. And people who love things like to name them. Very thoroughly.

4 of the Oldest Pranks in the Book

Julie Winterbottom

No one knows who pulled the first prank, but it’s safe to say that humans have been hoaxing each other for well over 1000 years. Here are some of the oldest pranks on record.