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Mythbusters Takes on Titanic

The TV show Mythbusters tested James Cameron’s version of Titanic. Never mind that the movie was a work of fiction, this is important stuff! The issue came up when, 15 years after the movie was released, the internet questioned why Jack died instead of climbing onto the floating piece of wood with Rose, which appeared [...]

A 4-Year-Old Girl Reviews Doctor Who

(YouTube Link) In a world full of faceless critics and trolling in the night, it’s good to know that there are still some reviewers out there who aren’t cracked or jaded…yet. Take Lindalee Rose’s Doctor Who episode review for example- she tells it like it is, without all the snark and biased commentary, she’s just being a [...]

James Cameron Sets the Record Straight

Sure, Jack could’ve fit onto that same plank that Rose was floating on in the freezing North Atlantic. Now James Cameron himself responds to the meme and explains how that didn’t make any difference to the story. “It’s not a question of room; it’s a question of buoyancy.  Jack puts Rose on the raft, then he [...]

Guns N’ Roses Clothes Dryer

Welcome to the laundromat, we’ve got washers ‘n driers We’ve got everything you want honey, we know the names We are the people that can clean whatever you may need [...]

Doctor Who Plush Bunnies

The Doctor bunny, Donna bunny and Rose bunny are ready for another adventure. Etsy seller Catherine Boucher crafted these plushes as well as others featuring characters from Game of Thrones and Harry Potter. Link -via The Mary Sue

17 Famous Literary Characters Almost Named Something Else

“Bladorthin the Grey” just doesn’t have the same ring to it as “Gandalf the Grey,” does it? Good thing J.R.R. Tolkien decided to do some name swapping. Turns out he’s in good company: here’s the story of Gandalf and other famous characters who experienced an identity change before publication. 1. The only Pevensie child [...]

Does the Key to the City Actually Open Anything?

LOUIS LANZANO/Landov The short answer: no. The long answer: Once upon a time, being presented with the key to the city served a real function. In ancient times, when it was common for European towns to be ringed by walls, visiting dignitaries were presented with a key to the city gate as a gesture of trust [...]

The Freddie Mercury Tribute Concert Was 20 Years Ago Today

On April 20, 1992, a veritable “Who’s Who” (and, in a few cases, “Who’s That?”) played before 72,000 fans at London’s Wembley Stadium to celebrate the life of Freddie Mercury and to raise funds for The Mercury Phoenix Trust, an AIDS charity organization that is still active today. Tickets sold out three hours after they [...]

Neil deGrasse Tyson Should Get an Editor’s Credit on the Titanic Re-Release

Seeing a popular motion picture reappear in theaters years after its initial release is not a new thing. However, as technical advances continue to speed exponentially forward, a film’s re-issue gives a filmmaker the opportunity to make strategic changes to the content of the film – alter digital effects, add new scenes, swap out one [...]

Stephen King Reads An Excerpt From The Shining Sequel

(YouTube Link) It may seem like Stephen King never stops producing, as he is constantly releasing books (and movies based on) at a frantic pace , but this video proves that he does occasionally take time out to speak to fans at the Savannah Book Festival, if only to promote another upcoming book. This time around the [...]