Homepage MF slider

Pages

THE KNOWLEDGE FEED

Staircases to Nowhere: Making "The Shining"

Chris Higgins

100 Years of Typewriters on One Giant Poster

Hannah Keyser

With over 60 models featured, the poster highlights the varied, and sometimes colorful, evolution of the nostalgia icon.

5 Questions: Go Directly to Jail

Questions:5
Available:Always
Pass rate:75 %
Backwards navigation:Forbidden

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

Pages