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How Did the Seasons Get Their Names?

Daven Hiskey

September 22 marked the fall equinox, which got us wondering: Why do we call the seasons Spring, Summer, Fall, and Winter?

Rediscovered Jim Henson Film from 1961: "Drums West"

Chris Higgins

On This Date in 1983, Stanislav Petrov Single-Handedly Prevented Nuclear War

Erin McCarthy

On September 26, 1983, one man single-handedly prevented nuclear war.

Walter White vs. Donna Nelson: Chatting With Breaking Bad’s Science Advisor

Jennifer M Wood

Breaking Bad dares to get its science right (most of the time) with the help of University of Oklahoma chemistry professor Donna Nelson.

The Late Movies: How Do They...?

Chris Higgins

The Working Titles of 14 Popular Hollywood Movies

Rudie Obias

Most Hollywood movies go by a different name—also known as a working title—until the film is released in theaters.

The Missing Links: Let the Dumb Continue

Colin Patrick

World War I Centennial: Albanians Rebel, Serbs March Into Albania

Erik Sass

A Brief History of the ATM

Chris Stokel-Walker

Although we use them without a second thought, precious few of us know how they came to sit on our high streets and in the walls of our banks.

Watch This Homeland Season 3 Trailer [Sponsored]

5 Most Interesting Comics of the Week

Rich Barrett

Every Wednesday, I preview the 5 most interesting new comics hitting comic shops, Comixology, Kickstarter and the web. These aren't reviews, just brief highlights.

15 Crafty Creations Inspired by Breaking Bad

Jill Harness

27 Drinks Made With Coffee

Jason English

This week we're on location at The Gaslight Coffee Roasters in Chicago with guest host Craig (A.K.A. WheezyWaiter), who looks at 27 drinks you can order in a café.

Who Are Harry and David?

Matt Soniak

If you’ve ever been enrolled in the Fruit-of-the-Month Club or gotten a Tower of Treats as a gift, you’re probably familiar with the names Harry and David, but don’t know much about them.

8 Surprising Facts About Malaria

Chris Higgins