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11 Movie Titles That Became Part of the Lexicon

Eric D Snider

A number of film titles have become part of the vocabulary even among people who haven't seen the movies in question.

Band of Brothers, Plus a Bear

Roma Panganiban

Going off to war often means leaving your family, friends, and beloved pets behind. During World War II, Polish soldiers compensated for their missing loved ones by adopting a Syrian brown bear.

River In China Mysteriously Turns Red

Hannah Keyser

"Suddenly, within the space of a few minutes, the water started turning darker and eventually was completely red."

Morning Cup of Links: Elevator Etiquette

Miss Cellania

Brain Game: Down the Lane

Sandy Wood

How Do Royalties Work for "Weird Al" Songs?

Nick Greene

Mandatory Fun was the first comedy album to hit number one since 1963.

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10 Weird Resuscitation Techniques From 200 Years Ago

David Casarett

Back then, techniques of bringing back the dead were far less effective. And much more bizarre.

10 Thundering Facts About Apatosaurus (aka: “The Not-Brontosaurus”)

Mark Mancini

Apatosaurus suffers from an identity crisis of epic proportions. Even today, many people only know this amazing animal as the Brontosaurus, a name that was discarded 111 years ago.

The New Faces of Rosie the Riveter

Miss Cellania

25 Vintage Photos of Chicago

Rebecca OConnell

Chicago invented the skyscraper, has hosted two World's Fairs, and boasts its own kind of formidable pizza.

15 Ways to Celebrate the 15th Anniversary of Mike’s Hard Lemonade [Sponsored]

The Missing Links: The Invention of the High Five

Colin Patrick

The Best/Freakiest Dictionary Promotional Video From the 70s You’ve Ever Seen

Arika Okrent

9 Surprising Facts About Sharks

Melissa Gaskill

Far from mindless killing machines, as they’re so often portrayed, these members of the class Chondrichthyes, or cartilaginous fish, are fascinating age-old survivors with a critical role in the ocean

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