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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.

5 Clever Convicts Who Flew the Coop

Rob Lammle

While we would never condone breaking out of the joint, we can't help but be impressed with these folks, who did so using brains (and dental floss) over brawn. 1.

The Neuroscience of Mona Lisa

Jill Harness

The magic of the Mona Lisa is the fact that everyone sees something different in her smile.

Why Don't All Planes Leave Smoke Trails?

David K. Israel

Ever wonder why some planes leave trails of smoke and others don't?

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