The Quick 10: The Last 10 Words of the 2011 Scripps Spelling Bee

Stacy Conradt

Last week, eighth grader Sukanya Roy of South Abington Township, Pa., clinched one of the longest-running Scripps National Spelling Bees ever by rattling off the correct letters of "Cymotrichous&

Brain Game: Math Square #77

Math Square #77 is the attraction for today's Brain Game. Good luck! The nine white squares inside the main red grid should be filled with the digits 1 through 9.

Morning Cup of Links: Frankenhorn

Miss Cellania

During the past year, the school bus drove by Rain Price's house after picking him up at the bus stop.

Weekend Links: Cats of War

Allison Keene

This is the pearl of the weekend links for me this go-round: what do you do when your city is on a magazine's DOA list? You fight back!

A Basketball Court Inside a Mountain

Adam Raymond

Weekend Links: The Weird History of Skulls as Decoration

Allison Keene

I visit (lurk?) in a lot of online forums, where I have been exposed to the fantastic world of animated .gifs.

Sketchy Business: The Life of a Courtroom Artist

Matt Soniak

Courtroom sketch artist Shepard (in red) shows one of her drawings of the Martha Stewart trial to a reporter.

The Late Movies: Celebrity Advertising

Miss Cellania

If you aren't a big name (or aren't a big name yet), the easiest way to generate cash for an actor or musician is to do ads. Commercials. Advertising.

Count My Change: We Have a Winner!

Jason English

Update V (Saturday, 10:08am): Ding ding ding! It took 507 guesses, but we finally have a winner! At 3:36am, Kayla correctly picked $5.33.

Leslie Nielsen's Grin-Inducing Grave

Colin Patrick

The comedy world lost a legend last November when Leslie “Don’t Call Me Shirley” Nielsen passed away.

Movies You Weren't Allowed to Watch

Jason English

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.

The Number of the Day: 4%

Colin Patrick

According to a statistic cited in the book The Psychopath Test: A Journey Through the Madness Industry, approximately 4% of business leaders fit the definition of a psychopath.

All Chewie, All the Time

Chris Higgins

Want to see every Chewbacca appearance in the original Star Wars trilogy? Of course you do; you've got nothing better to do today.

Gorgeous Short Film Made from Cassini Mission Footage

Ransom Riggs

CASSINI MISSION from cabbas on Vimeo. Space mission footage can look a little dull and, well, scientific sometimes, but filmmaker Chris Abbas managed to imbue images captured by the Cassini mission

The Weird Week in Review

Miss Cellania

Man Shoots Store Over Crawfish Larry Wayne Kelly of Ensley, Florida, found he could not buy crawfish from a seafood market on Sunday evening because they were out of stock.