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How Much Do These Umpires Get Paid?

Ethan Trex

Major League Baseball's umpires are all over the news after a spate of, er, questionable calls throughout this postseason.

The Late Movies: Bill Nye the Science Guy

Chris Higgins

In honor of Bill Nye's appearance (yelling "I'm just a speck!") in We Are All Connected, I thought I'd round up some clips of his classic science show for kids.

The Quick 10: 10 Celebs Who Worked at Disney

Stacy Conradt

We're just a few days from our annual Halloween pilgrimage to Disneyworld and I'm getting a little antsy.

Desolation Vacation: Mina, Nevada

Ransom Riggs

There are few landscapes in the United States lonelier than that of western Nevada.

Is Sugar the Gateway to Violence?

Meghan Holohan

After assassinating San Francisco Mayor George Moscone and Supervisor Harvey Milk, Dan White claimed his poor diet—including sugary foods and sodas—increased his depression and ult

How Mick Jagger Got Dissed By M.C. Escher

Chris Higgins

On January 1, 1969, Rolling Stones frontman Mick Jagger wrote artist M.C.

Cheeming Boey: Styrofoam Cup King

David K. Israel

Cheeming Boey likes to draw, both at his computer, working as a computer game designer and animator out of Newport Beach, CA, and on foam cups.

Dietribes: Water Water Everywhere

Allison Keene

"¢Â Ah yes, that cool, glistening refreshment that makes up roughly 70% of the human body 70-75% of the Earth. Unfortunately, only 1% of Earth's water is suitable for drinking.

Gallagher, Gallagher Too & The Motorcycle Twins

the mag

By Ian Lendler Benny and Billy McCrary Also Known As: those guys on the motorcycles from the Guinness Book of World

Creatures Too Weird and Scary To Be Fake

Jill Harness

Some recently discovered animals are proving the old expression about truth being stranger than fiction.

Brain Game: To Tell the Truth

A quick Brain Game for today: Can you decipher the "bumper stumper" license plate sequence below to determine who might be behind the wheel?

Morning Cup of Links: The Skiing Robot

Miss Cellania

The beginning of life may have been in rocks instead of the primordial soup. The alkaline vents of the ancient ocean had the necessary chemical reactions, even if it's a counter-intuitive idea.

The Late Movies: The Bo Diddley Beat

Matt Soniak

The Bo Diddley beat, counted out as a two-bar phrase, goes a little something like this: "One and two and three and four and one and two and three and four and, etc.," but you might know it

The Quick 10: 10 Smurfy Smurfs Facts

Stacy Conradt

Here at the Quick 10, we're taking a break from our regularly-scheduled Halloween posts to bring you this public service announcement: it was 51 years ago this week that The Smurfs were first int

4 Other Bailouts in American History

Greg Sabin

With all the money being thrown at banks, insurance companies, and car builders, many Americans have soured on the idea of bailouts. However, bailouts themselves are not always bad things.

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