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What Iconic Movie Props Later Sold For

Rebecca OConnell

Some of the priciest movie props ever on the market.

Weekend Links: Surviving in Outer Space

Roma Panganiban

Brain Game: Math Square #231

Sandy Wood

How Comic-Con Stays Safe...But Filled With Weapons

Chris Higgins

10 Fanged Facts About Heterodontosaurus

Mark Mancini

13 Facts About Disney’s Haunted Mansion

Alan Finn

Learn more about the spookiest ride ever devised by Walt Disney and his team of “Imagineers.”

The Missing Links: Tweeting 'Rainbow'

Colin Patrick

Come to Our Super Fun Trivia Show This Weekend!

Mangesh Hattikudur

If you couldn’t tell from the exclamation point in the title, we’re really excited to be partnering with Barnes and Noble on a page-to-screen trivia show this weekend.

The Time Muhammad Ali Made a Record About Fighting Tooth Decay

Hannah Keyser

There is a version of this story that is very short and goes something like this: Here is a real thing that exists, now go tell all your friends about it.

Signs in the Workplace

Jason English

On Fridays, we ask a bunch 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...

New Twitter Study Discovers “Global Superdialects”

Arika Okrent

Researchers found something unexpected when they combined the data on all the words together.

Brain Game: Meet Sandy & Kara

Sandy Wood

A Brief History of the Ouija Board

Erin McCarthy

The Ouija board has terrified countless slumber party children and served as a plot vehicle in a number of Hollywood films. Here’s where it came from.

How Did “Bunny” Become a Cutesy Word for “Rabbit”?

Kara Kovalchik

“Doggy” for dog makes sense, as does “kitty” for cat, when you think about it. (“Kitty” is a simply corruption of the word “kitten.”) But where does “bunny” come from?

Watch Auditions for 'Forrest Gump'

Alvin Ward