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8 Things You Didn’t Know About Indiana Jones
Indiana Jones was one of our favorite movie characters growing up -- he ate brains, killed Nazis and wasn't ashamed to admit he hates snakes. We assume this love is universal. That's why we made this handy little infographic just for you.
9 Things You Didn’t Know About ‘DuckTales’
If you grew up in the late '80s and early '90s, chances are you remember 'DuckTales.' The animated adventures of the ridiculously wealthy Scrooge McDuck and his nephews Huey, Dewey and Louie were Disney's first big TV hit in decades, and they made sure the show and its chara…
10 Things You Didn’t Know About the ‘Game of Thrones’ Cast
With season three of 'Game of Thrones' currently underway, we're once again entranced by Tyrion, Daenerys, Cersei and all the rest. A huge aspect of the hit HBO show's appeal is its excellent cast. The 'Game of Thrones' cast so fully disappear into their characters, it's easy to forget they are a va…
10 Things You Didn’t Know About G.I. Joe
With 'G.I. Joe: Retaliation' coming to theaters, now is a good time to look over the almost 50-year history of the world's most popular action figure and take stock of its origins, mysteries and innovations. Use this handy guide and now you'll know all you need to win half of you…
10 Things You Didn’t Know About ‘Die Hard’
When it comes to action flicks, 'Die Hard' ranks among the all-time greats. If you're anything like us, you've probably seen it so many times you can act out entire scenes in your sleep. So, there couldn't possibly be anything about the movie you didn't already know, right? Wrong. There are tons of …
10 Facts You Didn’t Know About ‘The Baby-Sitters Club’
We all remember the beloved book series 'The Baby-Sitters Club,' which spawned a tv series, a movie and 'The Baby-Sitters Little Sister' book series. But did you know that the series was based on another book about baby sitting? Or that the author, Ann M. Martin, was a freelance author at the time S…
10 Things You Didn’t Know About ‘The Lord of the Rings’
William Shakespeare's works may have been around the world for hundreds of years. Leo Tolstoy's 'War and Peace' may have been studied and scrutinized by the greatest literary scholars of our time. Stephen King might take up more real estate in bookstores than the works of Ernest Hemingway and Mark T…
10 Things You Didn’t Know About Halloween
Shakespeare described the "witching hour" as a time "when churchyards yawn and hell itself breathes out." Spooky! Equally esteemed author Washington Irving described Halloween night in his classic 'The Legend of Sleepy Hollow' as a setting full of "fearful shapes and shadows…
10 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Mermaids
Mermaids have long captured the imagination of the public. They’ve thrilled us in "documentaries", paintings fairytales and in the cinema. Sometimes these seafaring fish-ladies come to the aid of men (helpful!), and sometimes they just want to hug you to death and drown you (less helpful).…
12 Things You Didn’t Know About Bruce Willis
It’s hard to imagine the modern Hollywood action movie being the big, bawdy blockbuster it is without Bruce Willis’ influence. He took the average action movie star and turned them from the typical musclebound, humorless hero into a vulnerable, wisecracking smartass w…

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