Annika Cambigue

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CHiPs Star Erik Estrada Is Now a Real-Life Cop

Life imitates art: Recently, actor Erik Estrada—who played a motorcycle cop named Frank "Ponch" Poncharello on NBC’s hit TV series <i>CHiPs</i> became a …

20 Word Usage Mistakes Even Smart People Make

English vocabulary is full of pitfalls that you might not be aware of. Don't let them trip you up.<p>1. INVARIABLY<p>If something happens invariably, it …

Can You Solve 'Einstein's Riddle?'

In this TED-ED video, we're presented with what's called "Einstein's Riddle." As the video-makers admit, it apparently has nothing to do with …

Mathematics

Handheld Gadget Identifies Fonts and Colors in the Real World

It may seem strange, but there are still a few things in this world that you can’t just Google: the exact color value of a leaf seen on your walk to …

Comic Books

Rare Tolkien Map Will Be on View to the Public for Just One Day

J.R.R. Tolkien was a stickler for cartography related to Middle-earth, so when illustrator Pauline Baynes was commissioned to create a poster of the …

Man goes out to get a milkshake at 1am and the STRANGEST things happen

Watch This Supercut of Popular Movies Organized By Color

Ever since the earliest days of hand-tinted black-and-white movies, filmmakers have been using hues to express emotion, evoke a mood, or set a …

This Web App Identifies Unnecessary Words In Your Writing

Whether you need to craft a punchy email, a concisely worded cover letter, or a clever Twitter update, it can be difficult to identify unnecessary …

Literally Just A Bunch Of Really Funny "Lord Of The Rings" Tumblr Posts

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Book Fetish: Volume 200, Beautiful Books Edition

Want to write for Book Riot? We’re accepting applications! Go here for details/to apply.<p>For this very special milestone Fetish column (200!!), I’m …

Books

7 Puns That Make Sense in More Than One Language

Puns tend to make some people groan while thoroughly delighting others. For anyone in the latter camp, little could be more amusing than a pun or …

20 Epic Facts About The Lord of the Rings Trilogy

Between on-set injuries, extensive script changes, and one whopper of a casting process, at various points in the life of <i>The Lord of the Rings</i> …

What is Lorem Ipsum Filler Text?

Have you ever visited a website that’s under construction and seen a jumble of Latin text? Most likely, what you saw was Lorem Ipsum filler text.<p>Used …

Teeny tiny architecturally-accurate furniture! We speak to the talented designer behind them

Furniture

Female Spies Changed the Course of the Civil War

<b>By Lisa Hix</b><p>After 150 years, America is still haunted by the ghosts of its Civil War, whose story has been romanticized for so long it’s hard to keep …

Watch LEGOs Move Like Liquid In These Cool Computer Simulations

To make a fluid stop-motion video of a LEGO wave, skilled builders would have to spend hours building and rebuilding a model, pausing often to take …

Animation

J.R.R. Tolkien Poems Discovered in 1936 College Magazine

Legendary fantasy writer J.R.R. Tolkien isn't done sharing his works with the world. In addition to <i>The Hobbit</i> (1937) and <i>The Lord of the Rings</i> (1954), …

These Literary Messenger Bags are Perfect for Holding All Your Books

We've already covered book clutches, but what if you have too much stuff to schlep around? Etsy shop KrukruStudio takes "book bag" to a literal level …

Books

7 Regal Facts About the Elves of Middle-Earth

Happy birthday, J.R.R. Tolkien! The author of <i>The Hobbit</i> and The Lord of the Rings novels was born on this date in 1892. Let's celebrate with a few …

Decoding ‘The Weirdest Book Ever Published’

At first glance, the <i>Codex Seraphinianus</i> may look like any other collection of natural history illustrations. But a closer look reveals a very, very …

Art

20 Latin Phrases You Should Be Using

You’d probably be surprised by how much Latin you actually already know. Hundreds of words—like <i>memo</i>, <i>alibi</i>, <i>agenda</i>, <i>census</i>, <i>veto</i>, <i>alias</i>, <i>via</i>, <i>alumni</i>,</i> …

Language

This vending machine in France dispenses short stories! We spoke to the creators about it

Short Stories

11 Cultural Breakthroughs Genghis Khan Achieved During His Reign

Sure, he was a ruthless warlord who decimated armies and wiped out entire civilizations. But it turns out Genghis Khan (real name: Temujin) was …

World History