Michael Graff

Michael Graff

Commack, New York - United States
Full time geek about movies, tv, video games, history, politics, science and popular culture. Holds a BA in English from Goucher College and plenty of nuanced opinions about everything from Star Wars to the West Wing. Lover of science fiction, fantasy, fencing, music, cats, good food and obscure references. Also a list writer for ScreenRant and a Game of Thrones reviewer for AllThatsEpic
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  1. +vote 13 Times You Were Totally an Adult Ravenclaw

    13 Times You Were Totally an Adult Ravenclaw

    981 votes
    Ravenclaw may have the most eclectic members of all the Hogwarts Houses in Harry Potter. They range from Luna Lovegood to Cho Chang and thanks to extra sources we ...
  2. +vote Alternative Keyboards That Are Way Better Than QWERTY

    Alternative Keyboards That Are Way Better Than QWERTY

    224 votes
    Look at your keyboard. Do the letters in the top left corner spell Q W E R T Y? They probably do. Why is that? Simply put, QWERTY is the visually inspired name of ...
  3. +vote The Little Victories That Make Working in Retail Worth It

    The Little Victories That Make Working in Retail Worth It

    410 votes
    Millions of people all over the world work in retail. Often it's viewed as a job of necessity, just something to pay the bills while you get a degree or search for ...
  4. +vote The Best Vacation Spots in the Solar System

    The Best Vacation Spots in the Solar System

    990 votes
    The solar system is a vast, amazing place. From our Goldilocks-zone planet of Earth we've been able to observe and learn quite a lot about our solar neighborhood.
  5. 19 Terrific Things You Didn't Know About Trees

    19 Terrific Things You Didn't Know About Trees

    Trees are among of the most interesting, impressive organisms on the planet. They come in all shapes and sizes, and serve countless vital functions for the natural ...
  6. +vote Important Things You Forgot Happened on Game of Thrones

    Important Things You Forgot Happened on Game of Thrones

    6,447 votes
    HBO's Game of Thrones might not have thousands of pages to pack with details like the books on which it's based, but there are more than enough tidbits to ...
  7. +vote Sound, Ears, & Hearing: What's Really Going On?

    Sound, Ears, & Hearing: What's Really Going On?

    109 votes
    What is sound? Most people are barely conscious of the noises that surround them every day, but your brain is actually putting a lot of effort into hearing and ...
  8. The Weirdest Sea Creatures That Have Washed Up on Beaches

    The Weirdest Sea Creatures That Have Washed Up on Beaches

    It is often said about the sea, that we know even less about it than we do about the cosmos. Whenever something grotesque and enigmatic washes ashore from the ...
  9. Surprising Facts You Didn't Know About Traffic

    Surprising Facts You Didn't Know About Traffic

    62 votes
    When most of us think of traffic, we imagine highways or other roadways turning into bumper-to-bumper parking lots, the bane of any car driver's existence. But the ...
  10. 15 Animals That Like to Do Drugs and Get Drunk (Kind Of)

    15 Animals That Like to Do Drugs and Get Drunk (Kind Of)

    You might expect that deliberately inducing a potentially harmful, chemically-altered state of consciousness is unique to humans and our inventive pursuits of ...
  11. Weird Things You Didn't Know About the Hypothalamus

    Weird Things You Didn't Know About the Hypothalamus

    For most of us, it's difficult to imagine the complexity of our own human biology. In our day-to-day lives, we aren't conscious of the millions of cells working ...
  12. +vote The Best Places to BASE Jump in the Solar System

    The Best Places to BASE Jump in the Solar System

    90 votes
    BASE jumping is so extreme it's illegal in many parts of the world. There's no doubles or miles of wind drag like with sky diving. In BASE jumping, there's ...
  13. +vote 21 Things You Didn't Know About Sharks

    21 Things You Didn't Know About Sharks

    1,205 votes
    There is so much more to sharks than the popular image of them as cold-blooded, man-eating killing machines. Sure they're some of the most evolved and capable ...