Tuesday Turnip


Tuesday Turnip


The Quick 10: 10 Really Pricey Books

Stacy Conradt

I have this fantasy that I am harboring a rare, insanely valuable first edition of some obscure book somewhere on my overstuffed bookshelves.

The 5pm Quiz: Hall of Fame Hats

Scott Allen

Yesterday, former Expos & Cubs slugger Andre Dawson was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame.

What Exactly Is a Crimson Tide?

Scott Allen

Last month, Scott Allen wrote about the origins of the nicknames of the 10 schools in BCS bowls.

A Fruit Fly Walks Into a Bar...

Meghan Holohan

Big news in the field of alcoholic fruit fly research—when fruit flies are offered unlimited amounts of alcohol, they drink until they pass out.

6 More Lost and Found Airplanes

Miss Cellania

I once thought that it should be very hard to lose something as big as an airplane.

Symphony of Science: "The Unbroken Thread" (Attenborough, Goodall, Sagan)

Chris Higgins

Get ready for another awesome Symphony of Science video! Yes, that's right, more auto-tuned scientists with cool music and video.

Is Cash Cab for Real? 7 Contestants Speak!

David K. Israel

If you're reading this post, you probably love trivia and game shows as much of the rest of us _flossers.

2009's Most Disturbing Film Is A Documentary

Ransom Riggs

You might have already heard about The Cove.

Brain Game: Twice None

Today's Brain Game asks a single question: What's the next number in the following sequence? 1, 1, 2, 1, 2, 2, 3, ? Here is the SOLUTION. THE SOLUTION: 1. The numbers represent

Morning Cup of Links: Game Cupcakes

Miss Cellania

On the Ski Slopes With Avalanche Patrollers.

The Late Movies: Top 10 Antiques Roadshow Valuations

Chris Higgins

The antiques world was rocked (okay, more like gently bumped) when a recent episode of Antiques Roadshow estimated a woman's collection of carved Chinese jade objects at $710,000 to $1.07 million

The Quick 10: 10 Infamous Womanizers

Stacy Conradt

According to the author of a new biography on Warren Beatty, he's slept with nearly 13,000 women.

The Last Decade According to 9-Year-Olds

Chris Higgins

When I think of the last decade (starting in 2000), I think of it in comparison to previous decades.

On The Road: 5 Great Stops Between New Orleans & Dallas

Mark Arminio

West along I-10, northwest on I-49 and west again along I-20 will take you from the port of New Orleans to the eighth-largest city in our nation, Dallas, Texas.

4 Stories About Jimmy Carter's Malaise Speech

Special Guest Star

by "¨Kevin Mattson On July 15, 1979, President Jimmy Carter spoke to the American people about the nation's crisis of confidence.