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8 Fictional Places (That Sound Real)

Miss Cellania

There are fictional nations inserted into movies, TV, comics, and other pop culture media that are vaguely reminiscent of real places, but the name is fictional to avoid offense.

These Words Aren't the Words You Think They Are

Sean ONeill Arika Okrent

It's possible you never wondered about these tricky words from common expressions. That's because they aren't the words you think they are.

Ray Bradbury's Lost Interview On Madmen, Writing, and Cars

Chris Higgins

"You write to please yourself. You write for the joy of writing."

The Missing Links: The Starbucks Name Generator

Colin Patrick

Pick the Full Name Missing From Each Movie Title

Pop Chart Lab Creates Awesome Harry Potter Poster for Pottermore

Erin McCarthy

NASA's Plan for What to Do if an Astronaut Loses It in Space

Beth Anne Macaluso

10 Awesome Rick Baker-Created Movie Props You Can Buy

Erin McCarthy

Match the Two Parts of These Odd Facts

The Science of a Perfect Soup Dumpling

Caitlin Schneider

Most Common Craigslist 'Missed Connections' Per State

Alvin Ward

So close.

7 Maddening Examples of Eminent Domain

Jake Rossen

Why Doesn't Glue Stick to the Inside of the Container?

Alvin Ward

Craig answers this week's Big Question.

The Incredible Gift that Allowed Harper Lee to Write 'Mockingbird'

Stacy Conradt

What Is Ed Balls Day?

Nick Greene