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What's the Weirdest Event of the Last 50 Years?

Jason English

On Fridays, we ask a series of unrelated questions. Your answers help get us through the afternoon. Answer one, answer all, or ask your own question. On to this week's topics...

Why Do We Cross Our Fingers For Good Luck?

Hannah Keyser

Use this Infographic to Build Your Own Iron Throne

Erin McCarthy

According to professional swordsmith Jake Powning, forging the 1000 swords that make up Westeros' Iron Throne could take around 700,000 hours—or about 80 years—using modern-day welding techniques

Meet Raya, the Sanitation Muppet

Chris Higgins

The latest Sesame Street Muppet was unveiled this Wednesday. Her name is Raya, and she's a 6-year old green monster.

Lady Gaga or Jem?

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There's talk of a live-action Jem movie, which makes now a good time to brush up on the Holograms. Can you tell whether we're talking about Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta (Lady Gaga) or Jerrica Benton (Jem)?

5 Questions: Shades of Brown

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8 Facts About the Spiny Flower Mantis

Erin McCarthy

Sure, you've heard of the Praying Mantis. But have you seen its cousin, the Spiny Flower Mantis?

R2-D2 and C-3PO Briefly Appear in Raiders of the Lost Ark

Sean Hutchinson

Looking for George Lucas and Steven Spielberg's easter eggs.

9 Scientific Experiments That Used '90s TV Shows to Manipulate Subjects

Arika Okrent

If you want to know something about what makes people tick, investigate it with something people love—TV!

The Missing Links: Something Is Wrong Here

Colin Patrick

9 More Alternate March Madness Tournaments

Miss Cellania

A Brief History of Jersey Sponsorship

Scott Allen

Yesterday, NBA Commissioner Adam Silver said the move to put sponsorship patches on team jerseys is "inevitable." Here are some of the more interesting jersey sponsors over the years.

11 Surprising Facts About Archie Comics

Joy Lanzendorfer

Archie has had a lot more on his plate in the last 72 years than just waffling between Betty and Veronica.

How the New Hampshire Fisher Cats Got Their Name

Hannah Keyser

Through Opening Day, we'll be looking at the stories behind the greatest team names in Minor League Baseball.

Brain Game: It's Time

Sandy Wood