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6 Movies That Ruined Their Studios

Jake Rossen

George Lucas's first post-'Star Wars' movie was one of two films that signaled the end for one studio.

Grab Thursday's Best Amazon Deals While They Last

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, September 22.

Netflix Knows Exactly When You Got Hooked on 'Stranger Things'

Shaunacy Ferro

You probably didn't start really binging until episode two.

Out of This World: An Oral History of 'ALF'

Jake Rossen

He was invited to the White House. He sold $250 million in merchandise. And he nearly caused an actor to have a nervous breakdown on set.

A Man Forged 31 Boarding Passes, Spent 18 Days at the Airport

Anna Green

Raejali Buntut missed his flight and decided to vacation in Singapore's Changi Airport.

The Origins of 25 Fall Traditions

Stacy Conradt

When you stop to think about it, many of our autumnal traditions—like scooping out pumpkin guts, asking strangers for candy, and wandering aimlessly through cornfields—are pretty bizarre.

Scientists Discover World's Oldest-Known Fishhooks in Okinawa, Japan

Kirstin Fawcett

The hooks are about 23,000 years old.

Art Exhibit in San Francisco Is Meant to Simulate Synesthesia

Michele Debczak

You can watch a VR video of the experience.

The 'Hamdog' is The Burger and Hot Dog Hybrid of Your Dreams

Caitlin Schneider

Now you don't have to pick just one.

17 Books That You Should Drop Everything To Read Right Now


Let this list serve as a fall book club guide.

AI System Composes Beatles-Style Pop Song

Anna Green

Sony has released a pop song inspired by The Beatles created by an artificial intelligence system.

Why Computer Scientists Created a Database of 10,000 Torsos

Anna Green

It's unofficially called the Torso Computer Club.

Bangkok's Unicorn Cafe Is Possibly the Most Magical Place on Earth

Rebecca OConnell

Pastel rainbows as far as the eye can see.

Morning Cup of Links: Operation Babylift

Miss Cellania

Great links for the first day of autumn!

10 Eye-Popping Facts About Mantis Shrimp

Michele Debczak

They have four times as many color-sensing photoreceptors as humans.