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Look Up! A 'Ring of Fire' Eclipse Blazes the Southern Hemisphere

David W Brown

If you're in the southern parts of South America or Africa tomorrow, February 26, the show starts at 7:10 a.m. ET.

See Which Best Picture Nominee Is Most Accurate to its Real-Life Inspiration

Jay Serafino

Time for a fact-check!

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10 Fab Facts About George Harrison

Jeff Merron

Watch Scenes from Every Best Animated Feature Winner Ever

Chris Higgins

Surprise! It's not just Pixar movies!

10 Carnival Traditions From Around the World

Miss Cellania

Several parts of the globe have developed rich and elaborate Carnival traditions, some of which survive even in places where Lent is no longer observed.

21 First-Time Directors Nominated For An Academy Award

Rudie Obias

Some filmmakers spend their whole careers trying to get nominated for Best Director. These are not those directors.

11 Forgotten Apple Products

Rudie Obias

If you ever needed a pair of Apple sneakers or a sock for your iPod, you're out of luck.

How Many Miles does Mario Run in 'Super Mario Bros'?

Nick Greene

It turns out Mario is getting in some really great cardio during his quest to save Princess Peach.

5 Forgotten Fairy Tales From the Brothers Grimm

Linda Rodriguez McRobbie

Here are some of the more bizarre Grimm tales that didn’t quite merit the Disney treatment.

Why Are the Academy Awards Statuettes Called "Oscars"?

Daven Hiskey

The Highly Unusual Funeral of Lee Harvey Oswald

Jake Rossen

Fearing attacks on his corpse, the Secret Service guarded Lee Harvey Oswald well into the afterlife.

Show & Tell: A Mysterious Mah-Jongg Tile From New York's Past

Erin Blakemore

Unearthed from a more than century-old building, the tile has a tale to tell about the waves of immigration in New York.

10 Workout Tips From a 14th Century Knight

Jeff Wells

This rigorous workout combines cardio with strength training—like a medieval CrossFit.

Wikipedia Bots Wage Editing Wars That Last for Years

Michele Debczak

The site's most relentless editors are computer algorithms.

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