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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.

Human Tetris, Pac-Man, and More

Chris Higgins

The World’s Longest Yard Sale Is This Week

Lucas Reilly

Every August, a quiet country road transforms into a bustling trail of attic knickknacks—a 690-mile-long yard sale.

Wednesday is New Comics Day

Rich Barrett

Every Wednesday, I highlight the five most exciting comic releases of the week. The list may include comic books, graphic novels, digital comics and webcomics.

79 Common Mispronunciations

Breaking Bad Teasers Profile Walt, Jesse, and Hank [Sponsored]

It's almost time! The anticipation around the premiere of the 6th season of Breaking Bad is at full measure now.

10 Henry Ford Facts (That Have Almost Nothing to Do With Cars)

Erik van Rheenen

If Henry Ford were still around for his 150th birthday (July 30), he'd probably be exhausted of people talking about the Model T or his development of the assembly line.

Are the High Seas a Criminal Paradise?

Matt Soniak

Brain Game: Nicer Sizes

Sandy Wood

11 Harry Potter Facts From Our Amazing Fact Generator

Jason English

In the Harry Potter universe, the famous boy wizard was born on July 31, 1980, which would make him a man wizard in his early thirties. (J.K.

Film of San Francisco After the 1906 Earthquake

Chris Higgins

On April 18, 1906, a devastating earthquake struck San Francisco.

How Edgar Allan Poe Got Himself Kicked Out of the Army

Matt Soniak

On January 28, 1831, a court-martial tried a young cadet at the U.S. Military Academy on charges of gross neglect of duty and disobedience of orders.

The Missing Links: Songs by Michael Jackson and Freddie Mercury

Colin Patrick

13 Houses With Secret Passageways

Stacy Conradt

No matter how old you get, you never outgrow wanting to have a secret passageway or hidden room in your house.

How to Learn English Through Awkward Aerobics in 1992 Japan

Amanda Green

In 1992 in Japan, Fernandez Verde combined English language instruction with awkward aerobic movements to create the early morning TV show Eikaiwa taisō Zuiikin' English.

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