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What's the Most Mind-Blowing Fact You've Ever Heard?

Jason English

On Fridays, we post a series of unrelated questions meant to spark conversation in the comments.

17 Extreme Donuts That Look Like They'll Kill You

Jill Harness

The Legend of the Lost Atari E.T. Games

Maureen Monahan

In 1983, the gaming company Atari decided to capitalize on the recent success of the hit movie, E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial.

8 Other World Leaders Who Got Divorced in Office

The Week

Sometimes, love and politics don't mix.

The Terrifying Katzenklavier: An Organ Made of Cats

Lucas Reilly

Long before the wonders of keyboard cat, felines and music had a tense relationship. The two were tied by an infernal instrument—the katzenklavier, or cat organ.

18 Radically Successful People Who Lived With Their Parents

Chris Higgins

These people managed to launch successful careers, products, and companies while living with mom and dad.

Why is This Style of Facial Hair Called Sideburns?

Daven Hiskey

Despite the fact that this particular facial hair style had been around since at least 100 BC (one of the earliest known depictions is a mosaic of Alexander the Great), sideburns were named after a sp

13 Things You Might Not Know About Dunkin’ Donuts’ “Time to Make the Donuts” Guy

Jennifer M Wood

Dunkin’ Donuts’ sleep-deprived mascot was an icon for the donut-loving ages.

At the Libraries: The Bookstore that Comes to You

Miss Kathleen

Morning Cup of Links: Runaway Llama

Brian Abrams

The Late Movies: Guess The Theme 104

Mark Arminio

10 Pieces of Fan Art That Ask “What If Things Ended Differently?”

Jill Harness

Here are a few of our favorite alternate endings to great pop culture tales as imagined by artists, many of which were part of the Bottleneck Gallery’s “Alternate Ending” art show.

Trailer Thursday: Interns, Purging and the Rapture

Stacy Conradt

8 Endangered Languages That Could Soon Disappear

Kaitlyn Boettcher

Endangered is a word we usually associate with animal species, but some languages, too, are dying breeds.

The Missing Links: On-Air Anchorman Battles

Colin Patrick

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