Janet Burns

Janet writes in Brooklyn, gathers video tapes everywhere, can be found via warmlyjanetburns.com, and thinks Sam Raimi's "Darkman" is essential.

What Is the Multiverse?
In Scotland, "Snaw-Pouther" Is Just One of 421 Words for Snow
When Tim Burton Almost Directed a 'Ripley's Believe It or Not!' Movie
10 Plans to Weaponize Animals
For These Penguins, Monogamy Means Doing Your Own Thing
What is Animal Magnetism?
'Star Wars: Uprising' Mobile RPG Adds New Chapter Between Episodes VI and VII
Stephen Colbert and Elon Musk Talk Tesla, Nuking Mars, and Supervillainy
Mouth Wrestling Is No Joke for Sarcastic Fringeheads
Why Sloths and Bats Don't Get Dizzy From Hanging Upside-Down
6 Underground Facts About Robert Crumb
Early Trains Were Thought to Make Women’s Uteruses Fly Out
20 Nerd Heroes on Their Favorite Books
Doctors May Soon Prescribe Video Games for Mental Disorders
5 Surprising Facts About Garrison Keillor
A Brief, Sticky History of Tarring and Feathering
The Ongoing Mystery of Arnold Schwarzenegger’s Actual Height
15 Mysterious Facts About ‘The Hardy Boys’
13 Wild Facts About ‘Hatchet’ and Gary Paulsen
15 Freaky ‘Resident Evil’ Facts for Your Inventory
Winner Takes All: 8 of the Most Dramatic Format Wars
11 ‘Bomberman’ Facts That Will Blow You Away
Pokémon Facts
15 Things You May Not Know About ‘Tomb Raider’
Get Up to Speed With These 15 Facts About 'Mario Kart'
15 ‘Warcraft’ Facts That Both Humans and Orcs Should Know
Get Sucked In With These 11 Facts About the History of the Vacuum Cleaner
14 ‘Star Fox’ Facts That Will Make You Do a Barrel Roll
15 Things You Might Not Know About 'Street Fighter'
11 Strange Remedies Used By Renaissance Doctors
13 Things You Might Not Know About ‘Donkey Kong’
16 Hard-Hitting Facts About ‘Mike Tyson’s Punch-Out!!’
15 Deadly Facts About ‘GoldenEye 007’
15 Things You Might Not Know About 'Myst'
15 Things Former 'SimCity' Mayors Should Know
11 Fun Facts About ‘Ms. Pac-Man’
14 Explosive Facts About ‘Doom’
11 Classic Barbecue Staples that Were Once Used as Medicines


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