Brain Game: Five Chiefs

What do the names of these five U.S.

Morning Cup of Links: Grammar Nazis

Miss Cellania

We Need a General Theory of Individuality. Science uses large samples and averages to play down differences between people, but still there are no two of us exactly alike.

The Late Movies: Classic Letterman

Chris Higgins

I was just alerted to this trove of classic David Letterman clips on YouTube. They appears to be transferred from VHS tapes, and give a glimpse of what late-night TV looked like in the 1980's.

Epic Star Wars Pregnancy Announcement

Chris Higgins

So this couple, Jennifer and Jeff, wanted to announce Jennifer's pregnancy.

The Quick 10: Eau de Chanel

Stacy Conradt

Clever publicists have been using dates as clever marketing gimmicks for ages, including one of the best marketers of all time: Coco Chanel.

6 Famous People Who Renounced Their Citizenship

Greg Sabin

According to a recent New York Times article, more and more Americans abroad are renouncing their U.S. citizenship.

Win some chocolate from!

David K. Israel

Confession! I love chocolate more than any other flavor in the world. My complexion and the ever-growing tire around my mid-section wouldn't agree, but I can't help myself.

Dietribes: Peachy Keene

Allison Keene

"¢Â Pull up a chair at the Peach Pit and learn a few facts about my home state's signature fruit. Except ...

At the Libraries

Miss Kathleen

Every Wednesday, Miss Kathleen provides links to a variety of things happening at libraries across the country.

How Did You Know Margaret Cunniff and Leah Alpert?

David K. Israel

We had a lot of fun giving away daily neatorama prizes this month! We hope you enjoyed the new aspect of the game.

Lost States: Texlahoma

Special Guest Star

We're thrilled to welcome a special guest blogger, the author of Lost States: True Stories of Texlahoma, Transylvania, and Other States That Never Made It.

Don't Talk to Aliens, Says Stephen Hawking

Ransom Riggs

Stephen Hawking has a new TV series on the Discovery Channel, and in a recent episode about aliens, he offers some serious advice.

Brain Game: Purred Ooh

Here are five names of U.S. colleges and universities, Mad-Gab-style. These are all phrases which, when spoken aloud, sound similar to the titles of certain colleges or universities. An example?

Morning Cup of Links: Ironing Man

Miss Cellania

Even after the crowds are gone, Disneyland is buzzing with activity.

Happy National Teacher Day!

Jason English

Before it's over, let me slip in a quick 'Happy National Teacher Day!' to all our educator friends.