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The Crazy Origins of Modern Holidays

The Crazy Origins of Modern Holidays

By Eric SiegelsteinNovember 1, 2012

Nothing stays the same over time, and when it comes to some holiday traditions, that’s certainly true. Look back far enough, and some of our favorite holidays are barely recognizable. And in a few cases, it looks like some really cool stuff got abandoned along...More  →

The Worst Acting of All Time

The Worst Acting of All Time

By Vadim NewquistNovember 1, 2012

It's no secret that acting can make or break a movie, but there are indeed rare moments where performances are so mind-blowingly bad that they don't just break the movie, they shatter it into a billion pieces. These are those moments. Enjoy!...More  →

Which J.R.R. Tolkien Book Are You?

Which J.R.R. Tolkien Book Are You?

By Celina DurginNovember 1, 2012

You know he wrote Lord of the Rings, but J.R.R. Tolkien filled volumes with Middle Earth history, poetry, and tales that extend the stories of familiar characters and introduce totally different ones. Find out which Tolkien book you are!...More  →

New Star Wars Film in 2015: Good Idea, or Not?

New Star Wars Film in 2015: Good Idea, or Not?

By Gabriel LaksOctober 31, 2012

Disney just announced that it will purchase George Lucas' Lucasfilm for the nothing to sneeze at sum of $4.05 billion.  And if that's not enough "wait, what?" news for you, Disney also announced that come 2015 it will release Star Wars Episode VII: the movie...More  →

Best Awful Movies to Watch When Trapped Indoors

Best Awful Movies to Watch When Trapped Indoors

By Lisa BernierOctober 30, 2012

You're stuck at home because a) everything is closed b) mass transit is down and c) the weather people have ordered you to stay indoors OR ELSE. Hyperbolic news coverage aside, you've watched all the seasons of Doctor Who ten times, you've replayed Star Wars...More  →

Top 10 Rock Songs That Are a Tribute to Fantasy
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Top 10 Rock Songs That Are a Tribute to Fantasy

By Vadim NewquistOctober 30, 2012

From Led Zeppelin to The Beatles to almost every other inventive rock band in between, the world of fantasy has been a constant source of inspiration. We have put together a list of our favorites. Some of them are amazingly weird, and some are just...More  →

Watch As Science Debunks

Watch As Science Debunks "Ghosts" and "Hauntings"!

By Becky FerreiraOctober 30, 2012

Becky's at it again as she retells a real life ghost story. At the end of this one, however, science prevails and shows us how some unexplainable phenomena are... well... explainable!...More  →

Check Out This Tech-Savvy Bad Weather Gear
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Check Out This Tech-Savvy Bad Weather Gear

By Beth MishlerOctober 30, 2012

Aw, hail, no, Masterminds! As the late, great Ned Stark once said: “Winter is coming.”  And with it, all kinds of crazy, unpredictable weather. Like, say, a rogue hurricane hitting New York City and the surrounding tri-state area. So, we thought we’d highlight some snazzy...More  →

The Worst Halloween Costume Cheats

The Worst Halloween Costume Cheats

By Lisa BernierOctober 30, 2012

Ok, you're not one of those people who's super into dressing up. You don't spend months scouring the Interwebs for that perfect greatcoat to complete your Torchwood Captain Jack persona. You're more low key, and that is perfectly valid. However, there's a difference between being...More  →

4 Things Author Ellen Oh Wants You to Know About Being a Professional Writer

4 Things Author Ellen Oh Wants You to Know About Being a Professional Writer

By Allison EmmOctober 29, 2012

Ellen Oh’s YA novel Prophecy hits shelves this January! We sat down recently with this lawyer-turned-novelist who talked to us about Prophecy and gave us four great things to think about for anyone who wants a career in writing....More  →