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The Missing Links: A History of Movie Popcorn

Colin Patrick

Black Cat Bones, Crocodile Dung, and Coca-Cola: 9 Fascinating Historic Methods of Contraception

Linda Rodriguez McRobbie

This might not be the time for the birds and the bees talk, but sometimes, when a man and a woman love each other, they have sex—but they don’t always do it to make a baby.

Mr. Wizard Explains the Laserdisc

Chris Higgins

Brain Game: Math Square #159

Sandy Wood

Why Aren't You Supposed to Wake a Sleepwalker?

Matt Soniak

Despite urban legends claiming that waking a sleepwalker will send them into shock or give them a heart attack, it’s pretty much harmless.

Morning Cup of Links: Oscar Style

Miss Cellania

Every "One More Thing" from Steve Jobs

Chris Higgins

6 Non-Actors Who Won Oscars for Their Acting

Orrin Konheim

are six Oscar winners who wouldn’t fall under most definitions of a professional actor at the time they won an Academy Award.

Weekend Links: Subway Snaps

Roma Panganiban

6 Actors Who Have Both an Oscar and a Razzie

Stacy Conradt

The day before the Academy Awards are given out, there’s another awards ceremony to hand out a not-so prestigious statue: the Golden Raspberry, given out to the worst stuff Hollywood has thrown our wa

84 Best Picture Oscar Winners, 4 Minutes

Chris Higgins

Weekend Links: A Robot’s-Eye View of Mars

Roma Panganiban

The Late Movies - Happy Birthday, Kyle MacLachlan!

Erica Palan

World War I Centennial: Origins of the Second Balkan War

Erik Sass

Before the First Balkan War between the Balkan League and the Ottoman Empire was even over, another conflict was brewing—this time between the members of the Balkan League.

10 U.S. Cabinet Departments That Were Renamed or No Longer Exist

Bryan Dugan

After George Washington took office, he assembled a Presidential Cabinet that had just four positions—Secretary of State Thomas Jefferson, Secretary of the Treasury Alexander Hamilton, Secretary of Wa