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The Fastest-Growing Companies (We're #3,164!)

Jason English

We've all heard actors and athletes who've won something say, "I couldn't have done it without the fans!" But in this case—if you count finishing in 3,164th place &q

Friday Happy Hour: Continuing Your Education

Jason English

1. Congratulations!

The Weird Week in Review

Miss Cellania

Cat Saves Man from Burning Home With most "pet saves family from fire" stories, it's easy to assume that the pet woke someone up because it wanted OUT of the house.

7 Famous People Who Became Famous Ghosts

Danny Gallagher

Death doesn't spell the end of your time in the spotlight. Sometimes it's just the beginning. Take Michael Jackson, for example.

Brain Game: We Are Driven

Here in metro Detroit, this weekend marks the massive Woodward Dream Cruise, where drivers of classic and unusual automobiles of all kinds cruise along Woodward Avenue - which was the nation's fi

Morning Cup of Links: Cancer Humor

Miss Cellania

A Malignant Melanoma Walks Into a Bar... Relatively young cancer patients are fighting back with their sense of humor.

Preview: Maker Faire Africa

Scott Allen

What happens when you put the drivers of ingenious concepts from Mali with those from Ghana and Kenya, and add resources to the mix?

8 Things You Need to Know About Lemurs!

Jill Harness

Lemurs are exceptionally strange creatures, with their huge, reflective eyes, long tails and somewhat human-like hands.

The 5pm Quiz: Name That ThunderCat

Jason English

This is the final quiz in the "Look what I found in my parents' basement!" series.

What Makes "Psycho Killers" Tick?

Chris Higgins

Neuroscientist Jim Fallon studies psychopathic killers, and why they do what they do.

The Quick 10: The Word on Woodstock

Stacy Conradt

You've probably heard in the news that we're coming up on the 40th anniversary of Woodstock.

6 Legendary Guitars/RIP Les Paul

David K. Israel

[It is with sadness that we report Les Paul's death today, at the age of 94. I had the pleasure of meeting Les a couple times when I was playing guitar with Pat Martino.

The Scheming Princess Behind the Fall of the Roman Empire

the mag

This article originally appeared in the Jan-Feb 2005 issue of mental_floss magazine. by Mark S. Longo Everyone goes through a rebellious phase.

Lunchtime Quiz: Not the NFL

Jason Plautz

The sad news rocked the sporting world a couple of weeks ago that the Arena Football League was filing for bankruptcy and may not have a future beyond its already-cancelled 2009 season.

When Did Women Start Shaving Their Pits?

Earlier this week, Ethan Trex taught us the history of shaving.

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