Believe it or not, the ukulele did not originate in Hawaii, although its name did. The story of how that happened is in this video.
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Kirby Delauter Learns About the First Amendment. And the internet had a field day.
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As a couple of characters from The Boxtrolls discuss the nature of the universe, we get to see the animator manipulating them -proving their theory of an invisible outside force. It gives us a glimpse into the amount of work that goes into stop-motion animation.
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Writing Deadline Dos and Don'ts. These tips would be a great help if I didn’t have to do them all at the last minute.
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Angelo Piccini crafted an elaborate boat ride based on The Notebook to propose to Chiara Grimaldi. The fact that it’s in Italian only makes it more unbearably romantic.
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Adrian Carton de Wiart: The Unkillable Soldier. He lost an eye and a hand in one World War, and escaped from a POW camp in the other.
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Life after a viral nightmare. Cecilia Giménez, Beejoli Shah, and Annmarie Chiarini tell how they dealt with becoming internet famous for embarrassing reasons.
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10 Really Bad Movies that Define "Bad Movies.” Some are cult hits because of their awfulness; others remain buried at the bottom of the bargain bin.