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Meet the Vampire Spider

Matt Soniak

5 Most Interesting Comics of the Week

Rich Barrett

Featuring two books that embrace the medium of comics to explore the definitive history of two big subjects: Hip hop music and the Showa era of Japan.

8 Video Game Hoaxes, Debunked

Rudie Obias

Sometimes gamers are so desperate for mysteries to unlock that they’re willing to just believe about anything to find them.

Why Do We Call Our Galaxy the Milky Way?

DeAnna Kerley

There are two questions that have haunted wannabe astronomers for decades: “Why is our galaxy called the Milky Way?” and “Does it have anything to do with the delicious candy bar?”

5 Reasons World Toilet Day is Awesome

Chris Higgins

Morning Cup of Links: Pop Culture Librarians

Miss Cellania

9 Famous Authors Supported by the New Deal

Emily Anna Smith

The Federal Writers' Project produced upwards of 275 books, 700 pamphlets, and 340 articles, leaflets, and radio scripts. Here are a few famous writers who contributed.

7 People Who Did It Anyway

Miss Cellania

All of Your Favorite Famous Cats on One Poster

Erin McCarthy

Love cats? Then this poster is for you.

The Missing Links: Everything's Comin' Up Cos

Colin Patrick

11 International TV Adaptations From the Last 11 Years

Maureen Monahan

These television shows were so popular that they got adapted for new countries and cultures.

Strange States: Hawaii's Stairway to Heaven

Rob Lammle

The 10 Most Expensive Coins and Banknotes in the World

Chris Stokel-Walker

Sometimes, thanks to rarity, historical happenstance, or minting or printing errors, our cash is worth more than its face value. Occasionally, a lot more.

How Do Postal Workers Decipher Really Sloppy Handwriting?

Lucas Reilly

Neither rain, nor sleet, nor gloom of night will keep the post office from delivering the mail. And neither will chicken scratch.

What Are The Health Benefits of Drinking Wine?

Louis Pasteur once proclaimed, “Wine is the most healthful and most hygienic of beverages.” It turns out he was right (in moderation, of course.) Bottoms up!