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In Space, Can Anyone Hear You Scream?

Matt Soniak

"In Space, No One Can Hear You Scream." That was the tagline for the movie Alien, Ridley Scott's 1979 sci-fi/horror masterpiece.

So a Lion, a Tiger and a Bear Walk Into a Bar...

Jill Harness

What do you do when a raid of a drug dealer's house turns up a lion, a tiger and a bear cub that are each only two months old?

Brain Game: Poem Wot I Writ Myself

Today's Brain Game is a "Poem Wot I Writ Myself," an old member of the mix that we haven't offered in quite some time. Each line of this seven-line poem is a clue to a different

Last Chance! Our Buy-2-Get-1-Free T-Shirt Sale Ends at Midnight

Jason English

One day, you might find yourself working alongside Father Mulcahy from M*A*S*H. He may agree to take a photo with you.

Morning Cup of Links: Moon Ice

Miss Cellania

NASA has discovered what may be a trillion pounds of ice on the moon. Deposited in craters near the moon's north pole, it could be a substantial source of water. * Ten Ways to Win an Oscar.

The Late Movies: People Who've Been Pied

Erica Palan

Whether being done out of charity, to enhance a slapstick comedy routine or to promote a particular political ideology, seeing someone get slammed in the face with a pie is pretty darn hilarious.

The Quick 10: 10 Grown Up Facts About Dr. Seuss

Stacy Conradt

If Dr. Seuss were still alive today, we could read his own Happy Birthday to You! book to him - he would be 106 years old today.

3-2-1-0...

David K. Israel

Today's post is going to be very short. I'm hurrying to get to The Big Bang Theory taping at Warner Brothers in Burbank.

Fun With Collective Nouns: The Contest!

Jason English

A few days ago, we had some #FunWithCollectiveNouns on Twitter. A shrewdness of apes, a smack of jellyfish, a business of ferrets, An Exaltation of Larks.

Sweet Action: 8 Big Bets Made by Famous People

Ethan Trex

Most people limit their gambling to friendly Super Bowl wagers or the occasional trip to Vegas. Celebrities, of course, tend to do everything on a grander scale.

The New Issue is Out!

Mangesh Hattikudur

That's right! The Ninth Annual 10 Issue is out on newsstands today. And not only is it filled with incredible 10 Lists (10 Provocative Questions About Raising Chickens...

Airing TONIGHT: The Pluto Files

Chris Higgins

Tonight (March 2, 2010) on NOVA: The Pluto Files, featuring Neil deGrasse Tyson, about the controversy over the "demotion" of Pluto from planetary status in 2006.

7 Ways to Nap at Work

Miss Cellania

Recent studies show that an afternoon nap is good for us. I can vouch for that, as I nap every day around 2PM.

Brain Game: Really, Really Bad Rebus #16

If you've ever wondered just how really, really bad the "Really, Really Bad Rebus" can be, today's the Brain Game for you.

Morning Cup of Links: Optimal Urinals

Miss Cellania

Randall Munroe ponders the optimum number and configuration of urinals in a men's room for the International Choice of Urinal Protocol.

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