This Video Will Save You From Wasting So Much Time Arguing Online

If you're familiar with the original definition of "meme," you know that ideas can spread and mutate. But what makes memes spread faster? Anger. Here's a video that explores how "angry thought germs" can spread, and reinforce opposing viewpoints. » 3/10/15 11:44am 3/10/15 11:44am

What You Need To Know About Lord Of The Rings' One Ring

You may have read The Lord of the Rings and/or seen the movies, but do you understand what's going on with those titular pieces of jewelry? This video offers a quick explanation of the various rings in J.R.R. Tolkien's universe, especially the One Ring. » 2/09/15 1:51pm 2/09/15 1:51pm

The Lord Of The Rings' Mythology Explained In Just Four Minutes

If you haven't dived into the pages of The Silmarillion, there's a whole cosmology of J.R.R. Tolkien's Middle-earth that you may not know. This short video outlines the basics, explaining as much about the universe's divine and angelic beings as you can learn in four minutes. » 12/17/14 4:30pm 12/17/14 4:30pm

The Whole "Second Cousin Twice-Removed" Thing, Explained

You know how you're related to your grandparents, and you can easily trace the family lineage separating you from you nieces and nephews, but what about the link between you and your great grand uncle? And where do you reside on your family tree relative to your first, second and third (and zero-th) cousins? » 6/04/14 11:46am 6/04/14 11:46am

This is the totally bonkers story of the US/Canada border

The most interesting thing you'll watch today is this video about the geographic border between Canada and the ol' U.S. of A. Yes, really. » 6/14/13 9:24am 6/14/13 9:24am