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Movies
10 Surprising Facts About Christopher Walken
2. He worked as a lion tamer.... READ ON
Movies
14 Things You Might Not Know About Aliens
In space, no one can hear you scream (not even the second time around).... READ ON
TV
10 Revealing Facts About Trading Spaces
The beloved home improvement show is coming back in 2018.... READ ON
History
11 Administrative Professionals Who Became Famous
Their work is often supportive and behind-the-scenes, but that doesn't mean it should go unnoticed or under-appreciated.... READ ON
List
10 Things We Learned About Kim Jong-Un From His Classmates
6. He would not tolerate cold spaghetti.... READ ON
Movies
15 Fun Facts About Romy and Michele’s High School Reunion
Animals
20 Fun Facts About Penguins
Some things you might not know about everyone's favorite flightless bird (sorry, emus).... READ ON
Music
10 Fascinating Facts About Ella Fitzgerald
The First Lady of Song would have turned 100 today.... READ ON
Books
11 Fascinating Facts About S. E. Hinton's The Outsiders
Music
30 Fierce Barbra Streisand Quotes
“I don't care what you say about me. Just be sure to spell my name wrong.”... READ ON
Movies
13 Great Jack Nicholson Quotes for His 80th Birthday
"I hate advice unless I'm giving it. I hate giving advice, because people won't take it."... READ ON
Sports
5 Fast Facts About Nancy Kerrigan
Animals
7 Animals That Smell Like Jelly Beans (Because It's National Jelly Bean Day)
These seven animals are olfactory dead ringers for classic Jelly Belly flavors.... READ ON
Movies
14 Deep Facts About Valley of the Dolls
The campy, so-bad-it's-good classic is turning 50 years old this year.... READ ON
Music
10 Surprising Facts About Prince
Language
10 Things We Learned About the Dictionary From Kory Stamper’s AMA
She loves "grief bacon" too.... READ ON

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