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10 Things You Didn’t Know About Pixar
1995’s 'Toy Story' wasn’t just an epic success because it was the first feature length animated film done entirely with computer graphics and one of the highest grossing films of the year. It was also a film that put the name "Pixar" on eve…
10 Things You Didn’t Know About Batman
Some fans and pop culture junkies might like to think that Superman is the most timeless and iconic of all comic book super heroes, but even the man from Krypton who can bend steel with his bare hands doesn’t have the generational reach of Batman.
10 Things You Didn’t Know About Ray Bradbury
Ray Bradbury, the man who penned numerous fantasy and science fiction classics of American literature, like ‘Fahrenheit 451’ and ‘The Martian Chronicles,’ died June 5th, 2012, in Los Angeles at the age of 91.
Bradbury was a master of the written word. His wonderful imagination seemed to hold no bound…
10 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Maurice Sendak
Maurice Sendak’s passing marked more than just the end for a great children’s author and illustrator. Parents and children alike have read and loved Sendak’s works and stories for years because as Sendak often said, he didn’t consider his books to be for children. They may have been marketed that wa…
10 Things You Didn’t Know About Cinco De Mayo

With the celebration of Cinco De Mayo coming up, we thought we'd shed some light on this festive holiday. While it’s been widely celebrated throughout the United States as a way to honor the heritage and ancestry of Latino communities and culture, it’s also one of the most misconceived holidays on t…
10 Things You Didn’t Know About the Titanic
The sinking of the infamous RMS Titanic in 1912 has gone down (no pun intended) as the most famous ocean liner disaster in history, thanks in part to popular culture’s take on the topic from the 1958 Roy Ward Baker film ‘A Night to Remember’ to James Cameron’s legendary blockbuster ‘Titanic.’ And ye…
10 Things You Didn’t Know About Easter
As far as holidays go, Easter might not be as popular as Christmas or Halloween, but it still has traditions and treats that can raise anyone’s spirit, mood or blood sugar level.
The most interesting part of this annual celebration of Spring and rebirth is the supposed difference in t…
10 Things You Didn’t Know About April Fool’s Day
Every year on April 1st, office water coolers are spiked with white wine and computer mouses are glued to desks. Every year on college campuses, half empty buckets of water are placed on the top of dorm room doors and passed out bros are covered with marker ink. And throughout the world, the sound o…
10 Things You Didn’t Know About ‘Mister Rogers’
It would be very hard to find someone who had a television in their house growing up and didn’t spend a big chunk of their childhood basking in the warm glow of Mr. Rogers’ beatific smile. Today we celebrate the great man's birthday (he would've been 84) wit…
10 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Leprechauns
Few icons from folklore and mythology have been branded and co-opted more than the leprechaun. Stories of their rare appearances and coveted pot of gold have permeated almost every aspect of popular culture. They have become so synonymous with Irish culture that the streets are filled with tall gree…

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