Intern Season


Intern Season


The Quick 10: Eau de Chanel

Stacy Conradt

Clever publicists have been using dates as clever marketing gimmicks for ages, including one of the best marketers of all time: Coco Chanel.

6 Famous People Who Renounced Their Citizenship

Greg Sabin

According to a recent New York Times article, more and more Americans abroad are renouncing their U.S. citizenship.

Win some chocolate from!

David K. Israel

Confession! I love chocolate more than any other flavor in the world. My complexion and the ever-growing tire around my mid-section wouldn't agree, but I can't help myself.

Dietribes: Peachy Keene

Allison Keene

"¢Â Pull up a chair at the Peach Pit and learn a few facts about my home state's signature fruit. Except ...

At the Libraries

Miss Kathleen

Every Wednesday, Miss Kathleen provides links to a variety of things happening at libraries across the country.

How Did You Know Margaret Cunniff and Leah Alpert?

David K. Israel

We had a lot of fun giving away daily neatorama prizes this month! We hope you enjoyed the new aspect of the game.

Lost States: Texlahoma

Special Guest Star

We're thrilled to welcome a special guest blogger, the author of Lost States: True Stories of Texlahoma, Transylvania, and Other States That Never Made It.

Don't Talk to Aliens, Says Stephen Hawking

Ransom Riggs

Stephen Hawking has a new TV series on the Discovery Channel, and in a recent episode about aliens, he offers some serious advice.

Brain Game: Purred Ooh

Here are five names of U.S. colleges and universities, Mad-Gab-style. These are all phrases which, when spoken aloud, sound similar to the titles of certain colleges or universities. An example?

Morning Cup of Links: Ironing Man

Miss Cellania

Even after the crowds are gone, Disneyland is buzzing with activity.

Happy National Teacher Day!

Jason English

Before it's over, let me slip in a quick 'Happy National Teacher Day!' to all our educator friends.

The Late Movies: Supergroups

Matt Soniak

The term supergroup was coined in the late 1960s to describe rock bands made up of musicians that were already well known from performing in other bands or individually.

The Quick 10: Happy Birthday, Coca-Cola!

Stacy Conradt

I am deeply thankful to Dr. John Pemberton, who invented Coca-Cola this week back in 1886.

Attention Birmingham _Flossers

Jason English

People of Birmingham: A charity has approached us about putting on a trivia night fundraiser. We're all for it, and we thought it'd be fun to involve some of our most loyal fans.

Video: Salami Sorting Robot

Chris Higgins

Disorganized salami goes in one end, robotic FlexPicker™ hands go to work, and neatly organized rows of perfect salami exit the machine.