Walter Frederick Morrison (January 16, 1920 – February 9, 2010) was the inventor of the Frisbee. One of the most successful toys ever made, Morrison’s invention went on to generate nearly 300 […]
Red Suit, White Beard, and the Infinity Gauntlet?
Santa clearly knows who has been naughty and who has been nice, but what if he had the power to snap his fingers and wipe those on the Naughty List out of […]
50 Facts About Spider-man
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Hello internet, Nate here. So the last poll for this series in my 50 Facts about Deadpool, I asked you guys if you wanted to see 50…
Won’t You Be My Colorful Neighbor?
Fred Rogers of Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood had a colorful career and a colorful honor to go with it. In 1996 he was honored by the Binney & Smith factory in Easton, Pennsylvania when he […]
Goodbye to Mr. Marvel
Rest in peace, Stan Lee!
A Whistle, a Hack, and a Breakfast Snack
When you think of computer hackers, you probably imagine sophisticated computer programmers, using high-tech machines to break through multi-million-dollar firewalls to gain access to the world’s best-kept secrets. If that is your […]
Do You Know the Real Names Of These Famous Fictional Characters?
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.
Step Aside, Wolverine; Meet the Horror Frog
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 […]
Court Rules that Marvel Mutants Are Not Human
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 […]
Meet the Baby Cage: the Mother of All Bad Ideas
What do you do when you live in a high-rise city apartment building and your infant wants to get some fresh air? Why, you set the little crumb cruncher precariously in a […]
This Is Why Teens Generally Don’t Get to Choose Their Names
In 2008 19-year-old George Garratt legally changed his name to “Captain Fantastic Faster Than Superman Spiderman Batman Wolverine Hulk And The Flash Combined.” He said he wanted to “be unique.”
Left-Handed Muppets? That’s Alright
Muppets are typically operated by an individual controlling the mouth and eyes with one hand and the arms and hands with the other hand. Since most operators are right-handed, they tend to […]
Scramble for a Top Scrabble Score
Why would you need to know about oxyphenbutazone? If you have an interest in medicine, you need to know it as a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug. If you are a Scrabble player, however, you definitely […]
Nothing Half-Baked About First Televised Toy Commercial
The first toy commercial to appear on television was for Hasbro’s Mr. Potato Head in 1952.
Meet the Man Who Made Us Marvel
Stan Lee has almost mythical standing among comic book aficionados. Without him, the world would never have heard of Spider-Man, the Hulk, the Avengers, the Fantastic Four, Iron Man, or any of […]