The Late Movies: Guess The Theme 51

Mark Arminio

It's Thursday, it's late and it's time once again for the game that's sweeping the nation: GUESS THE THEME! All the clips below have something in common.

The Craziest Hall & Oates Video Ever

Chris Higgins

Sometimes there's a music video that changes everything -- a video that makes your bad day turn good, turns your frown upside down, and confuses the everliving hell out of you.

Messing with Mother Nature: 5 Invasion Stories

Miss Cellania

Introduction of non-native species to a new environment is often done completely by accident. Anywhere people travel, something unseen can be traveling along, too.

The Last Days of Lucille Ball

Eddie Deezen

The date was March 29, 1989. The most famous comedienne in the history of show business was about to make her final TV

Brain Game: Unconscious!

Today's Brain Game Think Thursday challenge asks you to name a U.S. state that shares a land border with Canada, so you've got a 1-in-10 shot.

Morning Cup of Links: Useful Majors

Miss Cellania

The anxiety of a generation may be defined by the "fear of missing out." or FOMO.

From King's Quest to Leisure Suit Larry: A Brief History of Sierra On-Line

Rob Lammle

If you had a home computer in the 1980s, you probably played at least one adventure game from Sierra On-Line.

The Late Movies: Violent Femmes' First Album Turns 29

Chris Higgins

In my neverending quest to make you feel old, I have news: the eponymous Violent Femmes album (also known as "the best Violent Femmes album") turns 29 years old this month.

In 1945 a Japanese Bomb Exploded in Oregon, Killing Six

Judy Dutton

Image credit: Southern Oregon Visitors Association In November 1944, fifty years before Predator drones swept on the scene, the Japanese military devised a low-tech method of dropping bombs on fore

Really Big Tetris

Chris Higgins

MIT's 21-story Green Building was briefly transformed into a giant Tetris game on on September 12, 2011. That game was shut down due to glitches in gameplay.

What's the Nerdiest Thing You've Ever Done?

David K. Israel

[Originally published January 9, 2008] I was clicking through our archives recently and discovered something pretty impressive: almost every blogger on this site, including yours truly, has written

Brain Game: Mind the Gap

Today's Brain Game Wednesday Wordplay challenge is a new Word Ladder puzzle.

Morning Cup of Links: Do the Carlton

Miss Cellania

Jim C.

7 Oddball Aquatic Mammals We Love

Maggie Ryan Sandford

There are over 100 species of marine mammals in the world, and most of them have as much cool stuff going for them as any old Moby Dick.

The Late Movies: Happy Birthday, Barbra Streisand

Erica Palan

Happy 70th Birthday to singer, actress, writer, film producer, director and all-around fabulous gal, Barbra Streisand. Babs has had a pretty neat career.