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The Late Movies: Songs about Coca-Cola

Erica Palan

Music History #20: "What's the Frequency, Kenneth?"

Bill DeMain

It makes sense that R.E.M., a band whose lyrics were often cryptic and indecipherable, would find inspiration for a song in the mysterious circumstances surrounding a physical attack on newsman Dan Ra

Cannibals of the Old West

Miss Cellania

The Missing Links: How to Buy the Moon

Colin Patrick

A Brief History of 7 Baby Basics

Rob Lammle

Let’s take a look at the origins of some of the baby basics on every new parent’s baby shower registry.

Pi Hard This T-Shirt Tuesday!

Erin McCarthy

Cory Calhoun, Master Anagrammist

Chris Higgins

10 Movie Characters and Scenes Built Out of Lego

Virginia C McGuire

These dedicated Lego sculptors use remarkable skill and imagination to bring us their vision of some very familiar people and places from the big screen.

Why Don’t Bats Get Disoriented By Each Other's Sonar?

Mark Mancini

William Jones: The First Math Teacher to Use Pi

Roma Panganiban

Eighteenth-century mathematician William Jones had a problem with pi—namely, it didn’t exist yet.

11 Beautiful and Creative SXSW Film Posters

Erin McCarthy

These 11 film posters from the 2013 SXSW Film Festival creatively and beautifully capture the essence of their films—and would look great on anyone’s wall.

The Late Movies: Fan-Made Movie Trailers

Caisey Robertson

World War I Centennial: Austria-Hungary and Russia Stand Down

Erik Sass

11 More Weird & Wonderful Wikipedia Lists

Chris Higgins

11 Musicians Who Had Hits with Two Bands

Royce Wilmot