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Late Night with Conan O'Brien Debuted 20 Years Ago Today

Jason English

On September 13, 1993, an unknown 30-year-old named Conan O'Brien began his late-night talk show on NBC. With the magic of YouTube, you can watch the entire first episode right now.

11 TV Spinoffs You Might Not Know Existed

Jennifer M Wood

While we await further details on Better Call Saul, let’s look back at a few spinoffs you might have missed.

The Weird Week in Review

Miss Cellania

How to Walk on a Tightrope

Our eight-part Be More Interesting series will teach you new skills to wow your friends. Today, Max Silvestri learns how to walk on a tightrope.

Morning Cup of Links: King of the Uglies

Miss Cellania

10 Sweet Spooks from "100 Ghosts"

Erin McCarthy

Doogie Horner gave us the lowdown on his favorite spooks from his book "100 Ghosts: A Gallery of Harmless Haunts," and we've got five copies of 100 Ghosts to give away—more details belo

At the Libraries: Art Made from Books

Miss Kathleen

Why is Friday the 13th Considered Unlucky?

Sean Hutchinson

For anyone suffering from paraskavedekatriaphobia...

The Late Movies: Guess the Theme 118

Mark Arminio

9 Epic Literary Burns

Will McGough

"Every time I read Pride and Prejudice, I want to dig Jane Austen up and hit her over the skull with her own shin-bone.”

The Drool Sergeant of World War I

Ethan Trex

Any dog can fight. But only one could help win the Great War.

J.K. Rowling Is Writing A Harry Potter Spin-Off Movie

Adrienne Crezo

Good news, Potterheads: Warner Bros. has announced that J.K. Rowling will bring Harry Potter's world back to the big screen in a new film series.

Voyager 1 Has Left the Solar System!

John Wenz

10 Songs Bill Nye Made Educational

Erik van Rheenen

With the 20th anniversary of his show (September 10) just in the rear-view mirror, here are 10 of fictional Not That Bad Records' greatest hits from the not-actually-real album "Soundtrack o

Grave Sightings: Herbert Hoover

Stacy Conradt

After realizing that there are a lot of taphophiles (cemetery and/or tombstone enthusiasts) out there, I’m finally putting my archive of interesting tombstones to good use.

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