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Run Your Life with Flowcharts!

Miss Cellania

Decisions, decisions -you make them constantly about big and little things. Daily decision making might be easier for you if you used these handy flowcharts.

Brain Game: It's Not Easy

The word GREEN, in its alternate definition meaning "environmentally-friendly," has become a heavily-used tag in recent years. I was listening to a sixties-pop radio station recently, a

Morning Cup of Links: Ridiculous Invasions

Miss Cellania

20 Things You Didn't Know About Sugar. Pick and choose the facts you need to bolster your argument for an extra dessert tonight. * Six Crazy Internet Money Making Ideas (That Worked).

The Late Movies: We Love Local Commercials

Chris Higgins

So here's the deal. There are these two young filmmakers who go by the names Rhett and Link. They love local commercials, and they make them. For free.

The Quick 10: 10 Things You Didn't Know About Mickey Mouse

Stacy Conradt

As someone who grew up in a Disneyphile household, it's a pretty special day: Mickey Mouse's birthday.

4 Utopian Communities That Didn't Pan Out

Floss books

Every once in a while, a proud little community will sprout up just to let the world know how Utopia should be run.

Book Excerpt: The Physics of Superheroes

Special Guest Star

James Kakalios is a comic book aficionado.

Mel Blanc: Man of a Thousand Voices

Chris Higgins

Although you may have never seen Mel Blanc's face, you've definitely heard his voice -- he voiced hundreds of classic cartoon characters including Bugs Bunny, Porky Pig, Speedy Gonzales, Bar

Oregano: The Spice of Life

Allison Keene

"¢ As you are getting ready to plan your Thanksgiving meal, you may want to include a dash of oregano into the proceedings (although it's more of a seasoning for Italian dishes ...

11 Very Important Things to Know About Cider

Special Guest Star

By Erika Janik Forget the juice; we're talking about the hard stuff. Here are 11 facts everyone should know about good old-fashioned apple cider. 1.

Brain Game: Buy a Vowel

Today's Brain Game gives you five letters of the English alphabet, leaving 21 unused. One of those 21 is the answer to today's puzzle. Good luck!

Morning Cup of Links: Unfriend

Miss Cellania

Oxford Word of the Year 2009 is Unfriend.

The Late Movies: Happy Birthday, Motown!

Matt Soniak

Fifty years ago, Berry Gordy, a songwriter for local Detroit acts like The Matadors and Jackie Wilson, borrowed $800 from his family and founded two record labels that became incorporated a year later

The Quick Seven: Seven Musical Hoaxes

Stacy Conradt

It was 19 years ago this week (can you believe it's been that long?) that the Milli Vanilli lip-synching scandal came to a head "“ the duo were stripped of their Grammies after it was reveal

Inside Oliver Sacks's Brain (As He Listens to Music)

Chris Higgins

Neurologist Oliver Sacks prefers Bach to Beethoven -- I'm just the opposite. But enough about me, let's talk Sacks. Dr.

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