Good triumphs over evil. Anyone who reads comic books knows this. That’s why, no matter how terrifying Spider-Man’s circumstances are, the reader can rest assured that all will turn out ok in […]
Marie Taglioni (1804-1884) was one of the most celebrated ballerinas of her day. Born in Sweden and trained in Austria, Taglioni used her talents to gain the adoration of culture lovers throughout […]
Fans of the Toy Story movies know that Woody and Buzz Lightyear have overcome many obstacles in their adventures. What is not as well known is that one little line of computer […]
It is not possible to speak at any length about the animated cartoon industry without mentioning Mel Blanc. He provided voices in over 3,000 cartoons for over 400 different characters, including over 100 […]
When Alex Mitchell laughed himself to death while watching a comedy skit, it was a tragedy, but it certainly was not the first time anyone died from a fatal case of the […]
Who can imagine The Wizard of Oz without Dorothy’s faithful canine friend, Toto? Apparently, the author, L. Frank Baum, could envision such a thing. In the original stage production in 1902, Baum replaced […]
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May 1st in history: May 1st seems to be a big day for “kings” … On May 1st of 1328, the Treaty of Edinburgh-Northampton recognized the Kingdom of…
When it comes to rhubarb, few people are undecided. People either love its taste or they hate it. Voices on either side are so loud that they can easily drown out another sound: […]
Their faces are famous, and you may think you know their identities, but just how well do you these fictional characters? Test your knowledge of the full names of these famous figures.
In Babylon, a batman was a unit of weight. It was equal to 7 pounds, five ounces. Following is the weight of the actors who have played Batman, as measured by the […]
Imagine a creature that can extend its bones through its hands as deadly claws. No, it’s not a rip-off of Marvel Comic’s superhero Wolverine. We are talking about a true-to-life marvel of […]
Mutants are not human and are not worth as much as humans. So was the ruling of the United States Court for International Trade, not in the Marvel Universe where mutants have […]
The government of China does not permit movies about time travel on the grounds that they are disrespectful toward history. Source
We expect successful actors to be paid massive sums to star in our favorite films, but have you ever considered how much they earn, relative to the amount of dialogue they actually […]
Archeologist and adventurer Indiana Jones doesn’t miss much, but he apparently overlooked pretty conclusive evidence of a civilization that existed long ago in a galaxy far away.