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Werner Herzog Will Teach You Filmmaking Online

Jake Rossen

The famed German director will advise you on cinematography, casting, and motivating actors with rifles.

Time Warner Cable Is About to Sign Off for Good

Jake Rossen

You'll still have to unplug your modem and wait 30 seconds, though.

Nintendo’s Unreleased Snow White Game Recovered After 25 Years

Rudie Obias

Appropriately, it was called ‘Happily Ever After.’

Video: How to Be a ‘90s Model

Shaunacy Ferro

Accentuate those vowels!

11 Hard-Hitting Facts About Reggie Jackson

Roger Cormier

The "Mr. October" nickname started as a sarcastic comment from a teammate.

Tiny, Energy-Efficient House Rotates to Soak up Sunlight

Kirstin Fawcett

The ‘359’ house sits on a revolving base, and can be manually rotated.

Robotically Constructed, Beetle-Inspired Structure Opens in London

Shaunacy Ferro

Visitors at the Victoria & Albert Museum can thank the robots for their shady resting spot this summer.

Google's Art Camera Takes Incredibly Detailed Photos of Paintings

Andrew LaSane

Explore every inch of 1000 museum paintings in super-high resolution.

The Best Amazon Deals We Could Find Today, May 18

Smart Shopping Team

As a recurring feature, our team combs the Web and shares some amazing Amazon deals we’ve turned up. Here’s what caught our eye today, May 18.

Name the Book Titles Without Vowels or Spaces

Take the quiz!

The Stories Behind 8 Photographs That Were Reused For Album Covers

Nick Keppler

These photos were never intended to be famous album artwork, but that's exactly what they became.

EasyJet’s New Trainers Will Ensure You Never Get Lost Again

Mental Floss UK

These stylish smart trainers with built-in GPS will keep you on the straight and narrow.

'Wish Upon a Star: The Art of Pinocchio' Opens at the Disney Family Museum

Stacy Conradt

The original Pinocchio was "a cruel, selfish brat."

Inside the LEGO Master Builders' Massive Model Shop

Alvin Ward

What would you do with three million LEGO bricks?

10 Rich Facts About 'Brewster's Millions'

Roger Cormier

John Candy worried that Richard Pryor hated him. With good reason.