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The Weird Week in Review

Miss Cellania

How to Walk on a Tightrope

Our eight-part Be More Interesting series will teach you new skills to wow your friends. Today, Max Silvestri learns how to walk on a tightrope.

Morning Cup of Links: King of the Uglies

Miss Cellania

10 Sweet Spooks from "100 Ghosts"

Erin McCarthy

Doogie Horner gave us the lowdown on his favorite spooks from his book "100 Ghosts: A Gallery of Harmless Haunts," and we've got five copies of 100 Ghosts to give away—more details belo

At the Libraries: Art Made from Books

Miss Kathleen

Why is Friday the 13th Considered Unlucky?

Sean Hutchinson

For anyone suffering from paraskavedekatriaphobia...

The Late Movies: Guess the Theme 118

Mark Arminio

9 Epic Literary Burns

Will McGough

"Every time I read Pride and Prejudice, I want to dig Jane Austen up and hit her over the skull with her own shin-bone.”

The Drool Sergeant of World War I

Ethan Trex

Any dog can fight. But only one could help win the Great War.

J.K. Rowling Is Writing A Harry Potter Spin-Off Movie

Adrienne Crezo

Good news, Potterheads: Warner Bros. has announced that J.K. Rowling will bring Harry Potter's world back to the big screen in a new film series.

Voyager 1 Has Left the Solar System!

John Wenz

10 Songs Bill Nye Made Educational

Erik van Rheenen

With the 20th anniversary of his show (September 10) just in the rear-view mirror, here are 10 of fictional Not That Bad Records' greatest hits from the not-actually-real album "Soundtrack o

Grave Sightings: Herbert Hoover

Stacy Conradt

After realizing that there are a lot of taphophiles (cemetery and/or tombstone enthusiasts) out there, I’m finally putting my archive of interesting tombstones to good use.

13 Quintessential '90s Moments from The Arsenio Hall Show

Stacy Conradt

If you didn’t already know that Arsenio Hall was a completely integral part of the late ‘80s and early ‘90s, here’s a fun fact: a segment on his show inspired the 1991 C+C Music Factory song “Things T

Morning Cup of Links: Jackie in India

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