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What Happens to the Losing Team's Championship Shirts?

Matt Soniak

After a big game in any sport, from a league championship to the World Series, Super Bowl, Stanley Cup, etc., people are going to be clamoring for commemorative merchandise.

8 Things Disney Parks Have Banned

Special Guest Star

by Alvin Ward Disneyland may be the Happiest Place on Earth, but don't think that means you can just waltz in and do whatever you want.

motionbox.com presents: HDYK? - {day 3}

David K. Israel

It's an all-new 5-day trivia hunt, with an all-new set of puzzles, prizes, and now, a major sponsor! Co-puzzle Master Josh Halbur and I are thrilled to announce that How Did You Know?

Stormtroopers on Their Day Off

David K. Israel

When I was 13, I dressed up as a Stormtrooper for Halloween. The costume was as fun to make as it was to trick-or-treat in.

What a Blockbuster Movie Can Do to a Small Town

Miss Cellania

What if a story about your little hometown became extremely popular and brought visitors from all over the world seeking a piece of it?

Brain Game: Math Square #2

We offered our first Math Square last week, and the positive response led us to bring it back again for today's Brain Game.

The Sherlock Holmes Handbook: The "Real" Sherlock Holmes

Ransom Riggs

All this week I'm posting excerpts from my new book, The Sherlock Holmes Handbook, available in a cute little hardback edition from Amazon and bookstores everywhere.

Morning Cup of Links: Vampire Reunion

Miss Cellania

Perfect for Halloween, the Meat Hand is a regular meatloaf made into the shape of a hand!

The Late Movies: Full Length Animated Films

Chris Higgins

Today is International Animation Day, and YouTube is featuring some great animated films available on their site.

10 Reasons Why the Quidditch World Cup is the Best College Sporting Event

Andréa Fernandes

There are a lot of college sporting events out there—tournaments, championships, bowl games"¦ But the best intercollegiate sporting event is the Quidditch World Cup.

Bookcases as Interesting as Their Contents

Jill Harness

Books may be vessels into new worlds of excitement, but bookcases tend to be no more than utilitarian furniture designed with the sole purpose of holding our paged treasures when they aren't bein

A Brief History of Swedish Fish

Linda Rodriguez McRobbie

The friendly Swedish Fish are a staple of the US candy scene, a denizen of nearly every movie theater counter and convenience store. But where did they come from? And why fish?

motionbox.com presents: HDYK? - {day 2}

David K. Israel

It's an all-new 5-day trivia hunt, with an all-new set of puzzles, prizes, and now, a major sponsor! Co-puzzle Master Josh Halbur and I are thrilled to announce that How Did You Know?

When Playgrounds Were Dangerously Fun

Jill Harness

Ridiculous, frivolous lawsuits aside, litigation does, to some extent help keep our society safer. But at what cost?

"The Botany of Desire" Documentary, TONIGHT at 8pm on PBS

Chris Higgins

Update: the entire documentary is now available online for free! A new PBS* documentary, The Botany of Desire, premieres Wednesday night (tonight!) at 8pm on PBS stations throughout the US.

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