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The Famous Branches of Your Family Tree

Jason English

Every Friday, 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. Very casual.

Truth or Fail: the YouTube Game Show

Ransom Riggs

You may remember John Green, former Floss writer, successful young adult novelist, and 1/2 -- along with his brother Hank -- of the YouTube vlogging sensation known as Brotherhood 2.0.

The Weird Week in Review

Miss Cellania

Fat Cat Gets Stuck Under Bomb-detecting Machine A security checkpoint at the Newark Airport had to be shut down temporarily Tuesday when a large cat ran underneath a bomb-detecting machine.

SNEAK PEEK #3: How Much Water Does a 10 Gallon Hat Really Hold?

Mangesh Hattikudur

Of course our new 10 Issue (which hits newsstands on Tuesday!) isn't just filled with lists like 10 Provocative Questions about Chickens and 10 Ridiculous Feats of Literature.

Brain Game: P's Out

What word - probably the only standard English word containing four P's - would (when used in context) most likely be spoken by an older person?

Morning Cup of Links: Bazooka Shark

Miss Cellania

Love and Baseball.

Team Canada's Legally Blind Cross-Country Skier

Ethan Trex

If you tune in to the Olympic 50 kilometer classical cross-country skiing race on Sunday, you'll get to see an inspiring bit of history.

Little-Known Second Verses of 10 Children's Songs

Stacy Conradt

Either I had a really short attention span as a kid and never made it past the first verse of a song (which is entirely possible), or there are some obscure lyrics to the songs we all know and love.

As Seen on The Big Bang Theory

Jason English

A few weeks ago, David Israel posted a screenshot from an episode of The Big Bang Theory.

Temple Grandin: the World Needs All Kinds of Minds

Chris Higgins

Dr. Temple Grandin is famous for her work in animal behavior, as a consultant to the livestock industry.

motionbox.com presents: HDYK? - {day 3}

David K. Israel

It's an all-new 5-day trivia hunt! Co-puzzle Master Josh Halbur and I are happy to bring you the next How Did You Know? sponsored by the extraordinary video sharing site motionbox.com.

Weird Website of the Week: Babies with Laser Eyes

Ransom Riggs

I didn't think anything could top Selleck Waterfall Sandwich, my "weird website" pick two weeks ago, for pure weirdness -- but Babies with Laser Eyes proved me

Who Not to Marry: 6 Black Widows

Miss Cellania

Some women who vow to "love, honor, and cherish" end up violating those vows in a deadly manner. These stories of women who kill their men have some eerie similarities.

SNEAK PEEK #2: Ridiculous Feats of Literature

Mangesh Hattikudur

Our ninth annual 10 Issue hits newsstands next Tuesday, and to celebrate we'll be previewing it here all week. One piece that truly makes me smile is the "10 Ridiculous Feats of Literature&

Brain Game: Three Women and a Telegram

Enjoy Thursday's Brain Game! Add the names Sharon, Marge, and Norah to the sentence below - in the right order - and the sentence adopts what special property? "_______ lets ________ s

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