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6 of the Worst Car Accidents in Recent U.S. History

David K. Israel

I suffer from dystychiphobia, the fear of accidents. It's pretty intense.

Dan Hanna: 17 Years of Self-Portraits in One Video

Chris Higgins

Artist/animator/filmmaker Dan Hanna has been photographing himself every day from two angles, for roughly 19 years (he started in 1991).

10 Disturbing Episodes from Norse Mythology

Brian Gottesman

Most people have some passing familiarity with Norse mythology and legend. Even the days of our modern week are named after its gods and goddesses.

10 Absurd Facts About the Worst Director of All Time

Colin Patrick

October 10th was the birthday of Ed Wood, Jr. – the quirky filmmaker frequently referred to as the worst director of all time. But that moniker really sells him short.

Everything Explained Through Flowcharts

Ransom Riggs

Doogie Horner may be the world's only stand-up comedian / book designer, and he pretty durn good at both.

Morning Cup of Links: Precious Guano

Miss Cellania

"...boom, there are all these wildcatters and roughnecks throwing up the Stars and Stripes on little mounds of manure all over the world." A fascinating look at American imperialism, the Gua

10.10.10: The Extravaganza Continues

Jason English

Looks like our little party is going to spill into 10.11.10. We're 18 stories into our 10.10.10 extravaganza, and there are plenty more 10 lists to come.

10 Famous Found Films

Steve Gartland

We just looked at 10 famous films that might be lost forever. But there's hope! Here are 10 famous films that were missing before magically turning up. 1. The first version of John

10 Famous Lost Films

Mark Juddery

There’s a long list of classic (or at least, significant) movies that might never be seen again: major films starring some of the most popular stars of the silent cinema; Saved from the Titanic (1912)

What 10 Classic Books Were Almost Called

Stacy Conradt

Remember when your high school summer reading list included Atticus, Fiesta, and The Last Man in Europe? You will once you see what these books were renamed before they hit

10 Things About Detroit That May Surprise You

Mark Arminio

Once one of the largest, richest and most prosperous cities in the US, Detroit has fallen on hard times.  But reports of its death are greatly exaggerated.  It remains a city with a talented workforce

10 Quirky Things Politicians Do

Jason Plautz

We elect our Senators and Representatives with the expectation that they'll bring our interests to the legislative process and work to bettering the country.

The Early Game Show Appearances of 10 Future Stars

Kara Kovalchik

1. Mel Harris In 1979 future thirtysomething star Mary Ellen Harris (her real name, as we found out) competed on the $20,000 Pyramid.

10 Surprising Bobbleheads

Allison Keene

Not just a staple for at least one summer baseball promotion night a year, bobbleheads for fictional and historical figures, even 60s rock bands are pretty commonplace.

10 Awesomely Geeky Birthday Cakes

Jill Harness

1. Dungeons and

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