Jamie Hayes articles


The Most Common Misconceptions That People Still Believe

How many of these common misconceptions did you think were true?
May 16, 2024 Jamie Hayes

Most People Still Believe These “Facts” But They’re Totally Bogus

How many of these common misconceptions did you think were true?
May 8, 2024 Jamie Hayes
When Hide And Seek Goes Horribly Wrong

When Hide And Seek Goes Horrifyingly Wrong

From terrifying close calls to shocking discoveries, it's safe to say that these games of hide and seek went horribly wrong.
April 17, 2024 Jamie Hayes

Nikola Tesla Knew How To Show Off

Nikola Tesla has been called “The Man Who Invented the Twentieth Century” for his pioneering work with electricity, but let’s be honest: The number one thing most people know him for is the Tesla coil—and with good reason. The man knew how to show off.
January 22, 2024 Jamie Hayes

Phil Tippett: Master Of An Extinct Art Form

Even if you haven’t heard of Phil Tippet, you’ve almost definitely seen his work. The Imperial Walkers in The Empire Strikes Back. ED-209 from Robocop. The dinosaurs in Jurassic Park. Before the days of CGI, if you wanted the best visual effects, you went to Phil Tippett.
November 24, 2023 Jamie Hayes

Chalk Is Made Of Millions Of Skeletons

A rock is a rock is a rock. But what about when that rock is chalk? Is chalk rock a rock? Let’s talk.
November 13, 2023 Jamie Hayes

The Panda Cosplayers Preparing Cubs For The Wild

There have been plenty of unique panda conservation efforts over the years, but this takes the cake.
October 27, 2023 Jamie Hayes

Charles Ebbets: The Dangling Photographer

Everyone knows the famous photograph of construction workers eating lunch on a girder hundreds of feet above the Manhattan skyline—but what about the photographer who took the picture?
October 13, 2023 Jamie Hayes

Do You Know The Michelin Man's Name?

The Michelin Man actually has a name. It’s Bibendum, which means “to drink” in Latin. Now, why is a company that makes car tires encouraging people to drink? Well, it’s a funny story.
September 25, 2023 Jamie Hayes

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