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What's the Worst Movie You Saw in a Theater?

Jason English

On Fridays, we ask a series of unrelated questions. Your answers help get us through the afternoon. Answer one, answer all, or ask your own question. On to this week's topics...

5 Modern Banking Services You Might Take for Granted

Chris Higgins

5 Questions: Compass Directions

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Real Oscar Stories: American Hustle

Stacy Conradt

Thanks to an opening title screen that says, “Some of this actually happened,” we begin to wonder right from the get-go just how much of American Hustle occurred in real life.

10 Stories of Conjoined Twins

Miss Cellania

6 Weird Animal Phenomena Investigated by Science

M Asher Cantrell

These animal kingdom oddities may seem like urban legends, but they all actually happened and had real-life scientists scratching their heads.

The Missing Links: Are Space Elevators Possible?

Colin Patrick

7 Special Oscar Categories and Awards

Rudie Obias

While Oscar categories such as Best Actor in a Leading Role and Best Director are well-known, there are a few special categories and awards that are a little more obscure.

A Simple Logic Puzzle

Chris Higgins

Scientific Evidence That You Are (and Aren’t) the Center of the Universe

Lucas Reilly

To the horror of mothers everywhere, there is scientific evidence that you are, in fact, the center of the universe. We all are, actually.

25 Times the Earth Tried to Swallow Us

Roma Panganiban

On sinkholes and what causes them.

The First New Bill Watterson Cartoon in Almost 20 Years!

Mangesh Hattikudur

New work from the legendary Calvin and Hobbes creator.

Why Are There Two Carolinas and Two Dakotas?

Leah Beckmann

It’s possible you’ve heard of North and South Dakota. You may have also heard about North and South Carolina.

The Presidential $1 Coin Quiz

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How well do you know your presidential coin portraits?

The Future of Books Is Experimental: At Home with Tahereh Mafi and Ransom Riggs

Jen Doll

All week long, Tahereh Mafi and Ransom Riggs sit side by side at a long workbench facing their Santa Monica backyard, writing.