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19 Short Films That Were Made Into Feature-Length Movies

Rudie Obias

Making and distributing a short film is relatively less expensive than making a feature film, and sometimes it’s a director’s ticket to stardom in Hollywood.

How Did Humans Learn to Paint in Three Dimensions?

The Week Therese Oneill

Zambia, Then and Now

Chris Higgins

What Art Museums Are Can’t-Miss Visits?

If you need an instant education on fine art, any of these museums or galleries can get you up to speed in no time.

Love Actually

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How well do you remember the film that swept countless girls off their feet?

5 Questions: Love "Thy" Neighbor

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10 Latin Phrases People Pretend to Understand

the mag

Whether you're deciphering a cryptic state seal or trying to impress your Catholic in-laws, knowing some Latin has its advantages.

8 Excellent Rube Goldberg Cartoons

Erin McCarthy

Everyone from OK Go to MythBusters Jamie Hyneman and Adam Savage to Pee-Wee Herman has paid homage to Rube Goldberg.

The Missing Links: Give An Intergalactic Gift This Holiday

Colin Patrick

The 7 Longest Messages Sent into Space

M Asher Cantrell

Of course, we’re always spitting out random garbage into space—radio and TV signals, mostly. But the signals on this list are intended specifically to attract aliens.

Listening to Soft Voices Can Cause "Brain Orgasms"

Meghan Holohan

An increasing number of people report experiencing autonomous sensory meridian response (ASMR), a whole body tingling that soft, monotone voices can trigger.

10 Breathtaking South American Museums

Jill Harness

We’ve seen some absolutely stunning museums in Europe and North America. Now it’s time to head south.

Minecraft: The Story of Mojang

Chris Higgins

Can You Legally Marry A Dead Person?

Mark Mancini

If, for whatever reason, you long to wed somebody who’s already departed for the great beyond, your local government might just be willing to oblige … depending on where you live, and if you meet cert

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