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Making Nemo

Chris Higgins

Pixar made talking fish believable by SCUBA diving, studying dead fish, and taking long drives.

10 Famous Actors Who Appeared on 'Strangers with Candy'

Kirstin Fawcett

You most likely remember Stephen Colbert, but there are a few other faces you might not have noticed.

The First Multicolor Print Book Has Been Opened and Digitized

Caitlin Schneider

In the 17th century, the coloring process known as polychrome xylography was revolutionary.

New York Libraries Are Digitizing Family Histories

Shaunacy Ferro

A program called Culture in Transit is trying to preserve the history of New York City by scanning memorabilia.

Why is Winnie the Pooh Called a Pooh?

Mental Floss UK

Winnie is a bear. So why do we call him a Pooh?

The 10 Baddest Names in Motorcycle Gang History

Angela Tung

Motorcycle gangs around the country have gotten their names from a wide variety of sources. Here are 10 of the baddest.

Oliver Sacks: What Hallucination Reveals About Our Minds

Chris Higgins

"Kermit the frog means nothing to me!"

How The Tenement Museum Uses Crime Scene Photos to Create its Exhibits

Anna Green

Crime scene photos provide clues to what tenement life was like in the early 20th century.

America’s Oldest City Is Celebrating Its 450th Birthday

Kirstin Fawcett

St. Augustine, Florida will honor the occasion with a multi-day birthday celebration.

Become Best Bros With Your Crosswalk Pole With "Walkbump"

Rebecca OConnell

Dude.

People Who Suffer From Incontinence Now Have Sexy Underwear

Shaunacy Ferro

Confitex lingerie is aimed at the millions of people in the world who can’t always hold it in.

13 Close-Up Facts About ‘Sunset Boulevard’

Eric D Snider

At 65 years old, Hollywood's cruelly accurate depiction of itself is no has-been.

How Every School in the Preseason Top 25 Got Its Nickname

Scott Allen

Here's a little history for your next tailgate party.

Meet the Georgia Tech Graduate Who Never Existed

Caitlin Schneider

William Edgar Smith earned himself an extraneous college degree for committing (admirably) to a joke.

Watch a Knife Be Forged From a Meteorite

Caitlin Schneider

"(It's) like baking a cake," says Bob Kramer. "Only the temperature is 1500 degrees Fahrenheit."

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