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How Political Ads Sway Our Emotions Using Classic Filmmaking Techniques

Anna Green

The "montage" is a century-old technique that's beloved by film directors, and presidential hopefuls.

Name the Missing Word in Each Book Title

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The Things They Carried: Detailed Poster Shows Everything Taken on Apollo 11

Rebecca OConnell

More than 200 items are pictured.

The Titanic Survivor Who Wasted No Time Becoming a Tennis Champion

Alvin Ward

The tale of Richard Norris Williams II might be the greatest sports story you’ve never heard of

Video: Making Four Epic 'Games of Thrones' Battles

Chris Higgins

From the Battle of Blackwater Bay to the Battle of Winterfell, it's all here.

13 Fascinating Facts About ‘McCabe & Mrs. Miller’

Eric D Snider

Robert Altman’s “revisionist Western” was released 45 years ago.

Compare the Price Tags Of Your Favorite Movie Weddings

Caitlin Schneider

Bella and Edward might be high on the drama scale, but they get major thrift points on location and food.

How Wind Can Change the Danger Level of a Thunderstorm

Dennis Mersereau

Not all thunderstorm winds are created equal, and it’s important to know the difference between the types of winds a severe torrent can throw your way.

This Weekend's Can't-Miss Amazon Deals

Smart Shopping Team

As a recurring feature, our team combs the Web and shares some amazing Amazon deals we’ve turned up. Here’s what caught our eye today, June 25.

13 Foreboding Facts About 'The Omen'

Stacy Conradt

It's the movie that still scares, 40 years after its release.

Architecture Nerds Will Love This Video Game Inspired by Frank Lloyd Wright

Shaunacy Ferro

Manifold Garden references architecture icons like Wright, Louis Kahn, and more.

Can You Solve the Boat Puzzle?

Chris Higgins

Even if you can't, Physics Girl will explain everything.

Surrealist Jan Svankmajer Is Crowdfunding His Final Film

Bess Lovejoy

Jan Švankmajer brought us 'Alice,' 'Little Otik,' and other deeply weird works. Now he’s raising money for his final feature, 'Insects.'

10 Facts About the Original 'Trial of the Century'

Nick Keppler

A murder case that became the media sensation of its day (it even had a film adaptation—commissioned by Thomas Edison).

5 Awesome and Adorable Products You Can Get at CatCon

Erin McCarthy

This weekend, CatCon—the convention for people who love cats—returns to Los Angeles.