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PBS Station Lampoons Reality TV

Chris Higgins

World War I Centennial: Britain Winning Naval Arms Race, Churchill Says

Erik Sass

With the centennial of the outbreak of hostilities coming up in 2014, Erik Sass will be looking back at the lead-up to the war, when seemingly minor moments of friction accumulated until the situation

4 Poisonous Birds

Mark Mancini

Toxins: they're not just for snakes and spiders! Here's a quartet of toxic avians.

The Missing Links: The Truth About Toilet Snakes

Colin Patrick

5 Commonly Fixed Carnival Games

Erik van Rheenen

Not all carnival games get rigged, but some stack the odds. Here’s a look at five common fixes for midway games.

Wednesday is New Comics Day

Rich Barrett

Every Wednesday, I highlight the five most exciting comic releases of the week. The list may include comic books, graphic novels, digital comics and webcomics.

The Photo Men

Chris Higgins

9 Vintage Sample Cases from the Days of Traveling Salesmen

Therese Oneill

Companies that employed salesmen to go door to door created samples—small versions, crafted in exacting detail, of their products—to take with them.

Do Loose Lips Really Sink Ships?

Matt Soniak

10 of the Most Fun Photo Projects on the Web

Amanda Green

A picture's worth 1000 words, but these online photo projects might leave you speechless.

Morning Cup of Links: Great Balls of Fluff

Miss Cellania

The Late Movies: Fictional Journalists

Erica Palan

39 Hidden Mickeys in Disney Animated Movies

Rudie Obias

Just three well-placed circles are enough to create Mickey’s recognizable silhouette.

10 Other Fiesta Movement Videos

Earlier today we shared our latest Fiesta Movement mission video. Here's what some of the other agents have been up to so far.

Thomas Edison Drove the Film Industry to California

Dan Lewis

The motion picture capital of the United States, if not the world, is Los Angeles, California—specifically, Hollywood.