Quiz Leftovers


Quiz Leftovers


How 14 Car Companies Got Their Names

Ethan Trex

Most of us probably don't put too much thought into our cars' names. Sure, we'll take the wheel of a Toyota or a Chevrolet, but how did those cars pick up their monikers? presents: HDYK? - {day 1}

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

Brain Game: Junkyard Fodder

Tuesday's Brain Game:  Following are eight anagrams; unscramble the letters to solve them. Solve all eight anagrams correctly and identify what they have in common.

Just The Craziest 80s Action Movies Ever

Ransom Riggs

There was a point in the 80s when filmmakers were all trying to out-do each other to make the all-out bad-assest action movie of all time.

Morning Cup of Links: Passover

Miss Cellania

Preparing for Passover, a scientist looks at the injunction to welcome and feed hungry strangers.

The Late Movies: Rare Comedy from The State

Ransom Riggs

Back in the mid-90s, the sketch comedy troupe The State was Kind of a Big Deal -- at least it was in my friend group, which quoted sketches like Taco Mailman and The Bearded Men of Space Station 11 ab

10 Things You Don't Know About Starbucks (But Should!)

Dave Roos

Starbucks is the coffee icon people either love or love to hate.

Mona Lisa's Cholesterol Problem

Meghan Holohan

Mona Lisa's coy grin invites a barrage of questions—the most common being, what causes her smirk? Some historians have suspected she recently gave birth and she smiles out of joy.

6 Other Types of Eyeglasses

David K. Israel


Korean Man Marries Sexy Body Pillow

Jill Harness

Remember how much attention was given to the Japanese man who married his Nintendo DS?

Brain Game: Math Square #18

Your intrepid Brain Game writer and host turns 43 years of age today. Y'know, nothing new happens when you turn 43.

NYC's Isle of the Dead

Ransom Riggs

Most New Yorkers don't even know it's there.

Morning Cup of Links: Depressed Whale

Miss Cellania

Look Deep Into the Mind's Eye.

The Late Movies: Mr. Wizard

Erica Palan

It doesn't matter how old you are—almost everyone has a memory of Mr. Wizard.

Last Week's Most Popular Stories

Jason English

In case you weren't obsessively refreshing all week, here's what you