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Why Nukes Are Still Just As Scary As They Were in the 60s

Winslow

I think people today, especially younger people, don’t think of nuclear weapons as a real threat the way that people who lived through, say, the Cuban Missile crisis did.

Brain Game: Math Square #63

Winslow

Welcome to the Monday Math Square, designed to get your noggin in gear to start the week. Enjoy! The nine white squares inside the main red grid should be filled with the digits 1 through 9.

Brain Game: Math Square #63

Winslow

Welcome to the Monday Math Square, designed to get your noggin in gear to start the week. Enjoy! The nine white squares inside the main red grid should be filled with the digits 1 through 9.

Morning Cup of Links: Presidents Day

Winslow

Abraham Lincoln: Portrait of a Crazy Badass. Among the hyperbole and NSFW text, this Cracked article has some very good reasons Lincoln is one of our favorite presidents.

The Quick 10: 10 Publicity Stunts Gone Bad

Winslow

You’ve probably heard the old saying “any publicity is good publicity,” but these 10 stunts gone awry prove that’s not so. 1.

The Late Movies: Cat Bowling

Miss Cellania

Today I was introduced to a sport that I was previously unfamiliar with. This video explains the concept pretty well. Using Cups * Empty Cans will Work

How Not to Draw a Straight Line

Chris Higgins

Clement Valla created an online tool with one function: users could trace lines. Each user sees only the previous line, and is instructed to trace it as precisely as possible.

Puppies Wearing Hats Eating Bacon Sharing Facts (about Pirates of the Caribbean)

Winslow

We’ve always loved the Pirates ride at the Disney parks – mostly for the dog holding keys in his mouth, taunting the jailbirds locked in the cell.

Hilarious Tennis Faces

Winslow

In the very rare instance that I play tennis I am quickly reminded just how difficult it is – and just how bad at it I am.

The 5pm Quiz: Obscure Fruits

Winslow

We’ve already put your knowledge of obscure veggies to the test. How familiar are you with some of the world’s lesser known fruits, though? Take our quiz to find out. Take the Quiz: Obscure

Did You Ever Skip a Grade?

Winslow

On Fridays, I post a series of unrelated questions meant to spark conversation in the comments. Answer one, answer all, respond to someone else’s reply, whatever you want. 1.

The Language of Typography

Winslow

If you’ve ever had to learn a new language on the fly in a foreign country, you’ll know how disorienting, humbling, and exhilarating it can be; it has a way of making the whole world seem new again.

Brain Game: Back Next Week!

Winslow

After a nasty, nasty bug that left me stranded out-of-town (and about 14 lbs. trimmer) I’m feeling a bit better. A return home today will help, so the Brain Game will return on Monday in full-force.

Brain Game: Back Next Week!

Winslow

After a nasty, nasty bug that left me stranded out-of-town (and about 14 lbs. trimmer) I’m feeling a bit better. A return home today will help, so the Brain Game will return on Monday in full-force.

The Weird Week in Review

Winslow

One-armed Legless Man Beats Nurse A male nurse is off work with his knee in a brace after being attacked by a disabled man he was caring for.

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