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13 Fun Facts About the Internet’s Cutest Cat, Lil Bub

Erin McCarthy

Vice’s documentary about the cutest creature on the planet, Lil Bub—aptly titled "Lil Bub & Friendz"—opens at the Tribeca Film Festival today.

10 TARDIS Dresses for Fancy Occasions

Miss Cellania

Help Remake "The Empire Strikes Back"

Chris Higgins

6 Car Companies You Might Not Realize Are 100+ Years Old

Kristen Hall-Geisler

Here are six car companies that you might never have guessed are among the oldest auto manufacturers in the world.

Where Do the Words “Mom” and “Dad” Come From?

Matt Soniak

Reader Jack writes in to say, “I can’t for the life of me figure out where the term ‘Dad’ or its similar cousins like ‘Daddy’ or ‘Dada’ come from.

Q&A: Juliette Eisner, co-director of "Lil Bub & Friendz"

Erin McCarthy

We spoke with "Lil Bub & Friendz" co-director Juliette Eisner about meeting BUB, how she found her experts, and why she thinks the internet loves cats.

Happy Birthday, "Smells Like Teen Spirit"

Chris Higgins

18 Stunning Black-Light-Responsive Tattoos

Jill Harness

While UV-responsive tattoos are still fairly rare (many people don’t want to bother with ink that’s almost never going to be seen), they can offer a unique way to accentuate a design or to get a tatto

The Missing Links: Child-Designed Dolls

Colin Patrick

8 Facts Revealed by Genetic Analysis of the Platypus

Maggie Ryan Sandford

The platypus is confounding well beyond its external mismatched/mish-mashed characteristics.

The 1949 Renovation of the White House

Jill Harness

While we will never get an accurate view of what the White House looked like when it was originally under construction in the 1800s, we can at least get a good look at the building while it was underg

Patton Oswalt's 8-minute "Star Wars" Filibuster

Chris Higgins

11 Organisms Scientifically Named After Fictional Characters

Mark Mancini

Scientific names hail from a variety of sources, with the realm of fiction providing hundreds of creative titles for various organisms over the years. Here are eleven of the most unusual.

15 Temporarily Banned Episodes of Popular TV Shows

Kathleen Elise

Over the years, a number of TV series have removed specific episodes from their rerun schedules. Here's why they were deemed so offensive.

9 Extremely Pretentious Latin and Greek Plurals

Arika Okrent

Here are some uncommon but etymologically sound plurals that you may employ for petty pedantry at your own risk.